District Student Dress Code

North Fort Myers Academy of the Arts will follow the District Dress Code on “Non-Uniform” days. Bold face type items are added and /or strictly enforced by NFMAA Administration.

  • Shoes shall be worn at all times. Sneakers or “enclosed” style shoes. No open toed shoes.
  • Apparel shall be adequate in both length and coverage to be considered appropriate for school.
  • Pants shall be worn fastened and at the waist with no undergarments showing.
  • Pants with holes, tears, etc. may not be worn, if in the principal’s judgment, they may cause a disruption to the school environment.
  • Shirts or blouses shall be appropriately fastened in accord with the design of that shirt or blouse. The length shall extend beyond the waist level.
  • Transparent or see-through tops, bare midriff, strapless, low-cut clothing, or tops and outfits that provide minimum coverage or are of a suggestive nature are prohibited; halters, backless dresses or tops, tube tops, tank tops, muscle shirts, sleeveless, or any clothing which may be distracting are prohibited.
  • Any articles of clothing or jewelry that could likely cause injury–such as chains, bracelets, rings, chokers with or without spikes, or studs–are prohibited. Wallet chains of any length are prohibited.
  • Apparel, emblems, insignias, badges, or symbols that promote the use of alcohol, drugs, tobacco, or any other illegal activity are prohibited.
  • Apparel or symbols which may be gang-related may not be displayed on a student’s person or in the student’s locker, vehicles or other locations on campus.
  • Apparel with skulls is not allowed.
  • Gang-related tattoos, or other tattoos that may cause a substantial disruption to the educational environment as determined by the principal, are prohibited.
  • Adornments that are attached to exposed body parts other than the ear may not be worn, if in the principal’s judgment, they could cause injury, be a safety risk to a student, or may cause a disruption to the school environment. Examples of prohibited adornments to exposed body parts include, but are not limited to hoops or rings attached or pierced to the nose, eyebrow, cheeks, or lips.
  • The wearing on campus of hats, caps, headgear (including hoodies) or sunglasses except in conjunction with designated school-approved uniforms or at authorized athletic practices or activities is prohibited. There may be certain exceptions for medical conditions and physical education classes held outside. The principal will determine these exceptions.
  • Clothing with slogans or advertising which by its controversial or obscene nature disrupts the educational setting is prohibited.
  • Hair coloring or style that may cause a substantial disruption to the educational environment, as determined by the principal, is prohibited.
  • Long, oversized jerseys are prohibited.