2022 -2023 Dress Code for Robert W. Groves High School Students

Published on: 6/22/2022




Not Allowed


  • Colors:  Gold, Black, White

  • Polo/golf style shirts

  • Collared blouses or dress shirts

  • Turtlenecks

  • Hooded sweatshirts

  • Patterned sweaters, vests, or jackets

  • Logos or visible name brands

  • Halter, tank, fishnet, or tub tops

  • Strapless tops, spaghetti straps 

  • Oversized  tops

  • Any form of transparent or revealing clothing Oversized tops may not be worn.





  • Colors:  Khaki, Black, Black/Gold ​Plaid (skirts only)

  • Shorts, skirts, skorts, jumpers, capri pants, full-length slacks

  • Bottoms made of cotton or twill fabric

  • Bottoms should be worn at the natural waist

  • Jeans/Denim material

  • Clothing shorter than 3-inches above the knee

  • Unfinished hems

  • Cargo-style pants with pockets on the legs

  • Leggings/Jeggings

  • Logos or visible name brands

  • Oversized pants or shorts



  • Enclosed and fastened

  • Tied properly

  • Crocs

  • Athletic Slides

  • Flip-Flops

  • Open-toed or backless shoes



  • Tights, leggings, hose, or socks may be worn. 

  • Tights and socks must be solid navy, black or white with no design. 

  • Hose without design may be worn. 

  • Tights, leggings, jeggings, and/or spandex worn as an outer garment or pants.


  • Belts must be worn if pants/skirts have belt loops

  • Jewelry is acceptable if it is not offensive and does not interfere with the learning environment

  • No hats, caps, or sunglasses may be worn in the building.

  • Oversized, inappropriate, or computerized belt buckles

  • Extreme hair color/style that causes a disruption, or interferes with the learning environment will not be allowed.

  • Body piercing that causes a disruption, or interferes with the learning environment will not be allowed. 


  • Sweaters, vests, or sweatshirts may be worn over uniform shirts. Sweaters, vests, or sweatshirts must be in school colors.

  • Coats and jackets must be worn open while in the building. 

  • Hooded sweatshirts that do not open in the front are not allowed at any time.

Bookbags & Handbags

  • Handbags, purses, pocketbooks, and similar items must be no larger than 8.5 x 11 inches (size of a regular sheet of paper), 3 to 4 inches thick, and must not be large enough to contain a regular-sized textbook.

  • Clear or mesh book bags, tote bags, backpacks, and athletic bags. 

  • Purses/handbags larger than a sheet of paper

  • Bookbags/backpacks that are not clear or mesh.


  • Once distributed, all students should wear their current Groves High School ID badge 

  • No ID badge

For more information please see Policy JCDB and associated Regulations in the School Board Policy Manual and/or the SCCPSS Student Code of Conduct and Parent/Guardian Notification Guide.

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