Dress Code

The dress code at Apopka Middle School is based on enhancing the learning process and personal safety. 

The following rules apply to all clothing worn on AMMS:


  • Must have sleeves Must have backs or back straps
  • Midriffs are to be covered at all times Shoes with wheels are not permitted.

Pants, Shorts or Skirts

  • Must be no shorter than 3" above the knee (a3x5 index card will be used to measure)
  • Must be fitted/worn no lower than the hips
  • Spandex/biker shorts are not allowed

The following will not be allowed at school:

  • Body piercings other than ears Unnatural hair coloring
  • Chains or straps that are longer than 12” Pajamas or swimwear
  • Clothing that is too tight or revealing Underwear as outer garments or exposed
  • Clothing with holes, tears or inappropriate patches or sayings
  • Tattoos, either permanent or temporary, including writing on the body
  • Hats, visors, caps or bandanas (hats, visors, caps only permitted on Hat Days)
  • Designs with suggestive, obscene, or abusive language/pictures, or promoting tobacco products, alcohol, or drugs
  • Writing or pictures on backpacks, clothing, or supplies that involve gang paraphernalia, gang symbols, or racist symbols
  • Anything deemed inappropriate by the administration, which disrupts the educational process.