To promote school safety and enhance the learning environment, Nash Rocky Mount Schools has adopted a uniform dress code. The dress code requirements for Red Oak Middle School consist of:


    • Shirts for all students will be collared polo-styled or button down shirts with long or short sleeves in white, royal blue, or orange.

    • Shirts must be a solid color. 

    • Shirts must be tucked in at all times except during PE classes.

    • Students may wear shirts of school colors (white, royal blue, orange) under the polo-style shirt during the fall and winter months. 

    • Red Oak Middle sponsored shirts may be worn in lieu of the polo-styled uniform shirt. 

    • May only contain two logo/branding no larger than a shirt pocket (4 in x 4 in). 

      Uniform shirts



    • All types of uniform pants, shorts, and skirts must have no more than four pockets (example: no cargo pants) and be belted or well fitted at the waist. 

    • Pants, shorts, skirts, capris must be navy blue, black, or tan.

    • Pants/shorts/skirts will be worn at the waist. No sagging pants, no inside-out clothing, backwards clothing, or rolled up pant legs are allowed. Belts must be buckled and worn at the waistline.

    • Shorts must be knee length and slits in skirts must be no higher than the knee. 

    • Cargo pants, blue jeans, low-riders, leggings, tights, yoga pants, jogging pants, athletic pants and shorts, and any pants/shorts with holes are not allowed.




    • All outerwear must be of appropriate size and color: white, royal blue, orange, black, or grey. 

    • All outerwear must be a solid color. 

    • May only contain two logo/branding no larger than a shirt pocket (4 in x 4 in). 

    • Red Oak Middle sponsored outerwear may be worn.

    • If outerwear does not meet the dress code requirements, it must be removed and stored in an appropriate location.

      Uniform coats


    Dress Down Days

    • Students who participate in dress down days are still responsible for adhering to the NRMPS Dress Code Policy (4316). The length and fit of all clothing must be school appropriate; any holes in clothing must not be revealing or suggestive. 

     Students not complying with this uniform policy will be subject to disciplinary procedures.