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Challenge Prep Middle School strictly enforces an appropriate uniform dress code for all scholars. Violations of the uniform dress code result in the loss of privileges during the school day and repeated violations will appear on a scholar's progress/report card.

Please review the following parameters:

Challenge Charter Middle School is a Complete Uniform School. The Complete Uniform, including socks, shoes, indoor sweaters, hoods, jackets, is attached to our supply list. There are no exceptions to this policy. We will schedule Non-uniform days as part of our social activities as well as gym days. These days are the only uniform exceptions. Inclement weather that requires boots, require CCMS scholars to back pack indoor black shoes and store their boots in lockers immediately upon arrival. Gym sneakers are all black. Stripes/two-toned shoes do not qualify as all black sneakers. 

During all non-uniform days the following parameters apply:

  • Clothes must cover midriffs, underwear, cleavage and shoulders.  Off-shoulder tops are not permitted.
  • Tank top straps must be at least two inches wide.  Bra straps must be completely covered.
  • Skirts, shorts and dresses must reach a student's fingertips when their arms are resting straight down by their side.
  • Boys may not wear sleeveless shirts.
  • Boys' trousers must be worn at the waist.
  • Leggings, bike shorts and yoga pants are permitted provided that the shirt worn over these pants reaches the student's fingertips when their arms are resting straight down by his/her side.

The following are NOT appropriate for school and are NOT permitted at CCMS:

  • Shirts with logos or pictures depicting curses, drugs or offending phrases
  • Hats, bandanas, do-rags, flip-flops
  • Pajamas (neither tops nor bottoms)
  • Spiked accessories
  • Teddy bears, ring pops, pacifiers and/or anything else not appropriate for school
  • Tattoos, and body piercings should not be exposed

In addition, jewelry of all types is not allowed.  Challenge Middle School Scholars will be asked to remove and place in their lockers any/all jewelry worn into the building.  Challenge Middle School will not be held responsible for lost/stolen jewelry. Please do not enter the building with any jewelry.

Consequences for Uniform Non-COMPLIANCE

  • 1st Dress Code Violation = Scholar earns 1 demerit and ability to qualify for monthly merit awards* for one day. Parent/guardians will receive phone call request for uniform or gym suit to be brought immediately to school for changing. If no parent contact or compliance is available, scholar will be given a T-shirt and /or sweat pants to wear for the day at school, which must be returned at the end of the day.  If not returned, the scholar will not be able to earn merits, rewards, participation in student council elections, sports, etc., until deemed appropriate by the principal.
  • 2nd Dress Code Violation = Scholar earns 5 demerits and ability to qualify for monthly merit awards* for one week. Parent/guardians will receive phone call request for uniform or gym suit to be brought immediately to school for changing. If no parent contact or compliance is available, scholar will be given a T-shirt and /or sweat pants to wear for the day at school, which must be returned at the end of the day.  If not returned, the scholar will not be able to earn merits, rewards, participation in student council elections, sports, etc., until deemed appropriate by the principal.
  • 3rd Dress Code Violation = Scholar’s report card will reflect noncompliance under the Homeroom grade for the school year. Parent/guardians will receive phone call request for uniform or gym suit to be brought immediately to school for changing. If no parent contact or compliance is available, scholar will be given a T-shirt and /or sweat pants to wear for the day at school, which must be returned at the end of the day.  If not returned, the scholar will not be able to earn merits, rewards, participation in student council elections, sports, etc., until deemed appropriate by the principal.