Coweta County Schools Dress Code Guidelines

Each Coweta County school is responsible for setting and enforcing a dress code for students. The school’s principal or other duly authorized school official shall determine if a student’s attire or grooming meet reasonable and appropriate guidelines. Parents and students should consult their school’s guide or call the principal for information regarding specific dress code requirements in their school. However, the following standards are generally common to each school:

Book Bags

Coweta County Schools generally discourage or prohibit rolling book bags. Please check with your school before purchasing a book bag if you have a question about what is allowable.

Elementary School Dress Standards

Students should wear clothing that is clean and suitable for school activities, keeping in mind weather conditions and good taste. Shoes must be worn at all times. Pants are to be worn at the waist and fastened securely.

The following are not to be worn at school:

•Halter-tops, tank tops, fishnet tops and midriff blouses. •Excessively large or baggy clothing. •Tops and dresses with spaghetti straps. •Muscle shirts. •Shirts that advertise alcohol, tobacco, or drugs. •Short shorts and skirts (Your index finger should touch the hem of the shorts). •Shorts covered by a full-length shirt. •Bicycle pants or shorts. •Clothing with open holes above the knee. •Clothing that is suggestive, advocates disobedience to society or causes a possible disruption •Clothing or attire with statements or symbols which might be deemed offensive to others, •Shoes with cleats and/or wheels (heelys). •Hardware chains. •Caps, hats, visors, any other headgear, and sunglasses.

Coweta County Schools no longer require clear or mesh book bags.