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).



    • 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, jeans, low-riders, leggings, tights, yoga pants, jogging pants, 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 removed and stored in an appropriate location.


        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.



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