WCES School Dress Code

Cheatham County School Board Policy 6.310

Students shall dress and groom in a clean, neat and modest manner so as not to distract or interfere with the operation of the school.

More specific guidelines appropriate for each level of school (elementary, middle, junior high and senior high) may be developed. Principals, faculty members and students shall be involved in the development of each appropriate set of guidelines.

When a student is attired in a manner which is likely to cause disruption or interference with the operation of the school, the principal shall take appropriate action, which may include suspension and/or expulsion.

West Cheatham Elementary 

  1. Students are prohibited from wearing clothing that exposes underwear or body parts in an indecent manner. TCA 49-6-40 State Law (disciplinary action-student will be taken to the office)
  2. Students are not allowed to wear shoes with wheels ("heelies", etc.)
  3. Students are not allowed to wear clothing advertising tobacco, alcohol, drugs or other clothing deemed inappropriate by the principal.
  4. Jeans, pants, or shorts should be clean, neat and fit appropriately for all students.
  5. Shoes must be worn by everyone entering the building. Tennis shoes are needed for PE class.
  6. Halter-tops, exposure of midriff or clothing with spaghetti straps should not be worn.
  7. A T-shirt must be worn under net or mesh shirts.
  8. Shorts, skirts and dresses must come down to the fingertips, when child is standing.
  9. Hats and caps are not to be worn in school.
  10. Students are not allowed to wear any gang or cult-style clothing, colors, symbols, jewelry, hair color, makeup, etc.
  11. Students are prohibited from wearing clothing that exposes underwear or body parts in an indecent manner. TCA 49-6-40 State Law (disciplinary action-student will be taken to the office)


If in doubt about the appropriateness of an item or article of clothing, consult with the principal before allowing your child to wear it to school.

 

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