Jamestown Middle School adheres to SMOD, or Standard Mode of Dress.
Below you will find a list of acceptable and unacceptable student dress.
Polo shirts must be true polo shirts and may be in any solid color.
Only top 2 buttons of shirt may be unbuttoned. Shirts must be tucked in.
Button down "dress shirts" (oxford style) in the same colors as polo shirts, shirts must be tucked in. Only top 2 buttons may be unbuttoned.
Turtlenecks (regular or mock) may be worn, but must adhere to SMOD color guidelines.
T-shirts worn under SMOD shirts must adhere to SMOD colors guidelines.
JMS Spirit Wear may be worn with SMOD pants and a belt.
Khaki, navy blue, brown, grey, or black pants are acceptable. Pants with belt loops must be worn with a belt. Pants should be worn at the waist, and should be the proper size. Capri pants (pants that go to mid-calf) can be worn, but must adhere to SMOD guidelines.
Khaki, navy blue, brown, grey, or black skirts or skorts can be worn, but must come to the knees or below. If they have belt loops, a belt must be worn. Skirts should be worn at the waist, and should be the proper size.
Khaki, navy blue, brown, grey, or black shorts can be worn, but must come to the knees. If they have belt loops, a belt must be worn. Shorts should be worn at the waist, and should be the proper size.
Khaki, navy blue, brown, grey, or black jumpers may be worn, but must come to the knees. Jumpers should be the proper size. The shirt or blouse underneath must follow SMOD guidelines listed above. Dresses may be worn, as long as they adhere to SMOD color guidelines for shirts, have a collar, and come to the knee.
Belts must be worn every day if you have belt loops.
Shoes must be closed toed.
Socks, if visible, must be in solid colors.
V-neck or crew sweatshirts or sweaters may be worn in the classroom provided they adhere to SMOD colors for tops, or are JMS Spirit Wear and do not fall past the top of the hip. Students are encouraged to wear layers due to temperature variation in the building.
Is your top too small?
Raise your arms straight over your head. Does it stay tucked in?
Bend over and touch your toes. Does it stay tucked in?
Is your top too big?
Is there too much fabric to comfortably tuck in?
Is it blousing out and over your belt?
If it is a sweatshirt or sweater, is the waistband reaching past your crotch?
How does your undershirt look?
Is it a SMOD color?
Is it free of print that will show through your outer shirt?
Are your sleeves hidden by your outer shirt sleeves?
Are your pants too small?
Can you comfortably tuck your shirt in?
Can you sit/squat comfortably?
Can you pinch at least an inch of fabric at the top of the leg?
Are your pants too big?
Does your waistband rest below your waist?
Can you pinch more than an inch of fabric at the top of the leg?
How do your shorts and skirts fit?
Is the bottom hem at your knee when you stand straight up?