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500 Bilmark Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28213
Courier #: 448
P: 980-343-0698  |  F: 980-343-0700 
Principal: Jennifer Dean
LC: Northeast
Bell Schedule: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Grades: 6-8
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Uniform Policy

Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School


Uniform Dress Code 2018-2019


            We are pleased to provide a school uniform dress code for you.  School uniforms have been demonstrated in middle schools across the United States to help improve academic achievement, encourage safe and orderly behavior, and foster improved self-esteem. All students are required to comply with the Uniform Dress Code on a daily basis. 

All Students: 

  • Carolina blue long or short sleeve shirts/top, with or without collar, but without pictures/advertisements.
  • Small designer labels (Nike, Polo, etc.) are acceptable. Carolina blue tee shirts are allowed.
  • Carolina blue, tan khaki, gray, black or white sweatshirts, or sweaters maybe worn in the class rooms over Carolina blue shirts in the cold weather.
  • Undershirts must be white, black gray or Carolina blue.
  • Bedroom shoes, pants, etc. which suggest bedtime rather than school time, should never be worn at school.
  • Hats and scarves are not permitted to be worn.
  • Flip Flops, shower shoes, or stilettos shoes are not allowed.
  • Socks must be white, black, gray or Carolina blue.
  • MLK Spirit shirts or Citizen School's Shirts are allowed only on Fridays

Female Attire

Male Attire

Tan Khaki pants, shorts, jumpers, skirts, or skorts.  Shorts, skorts, and skirts must extend past the tips of the fingers when arms are held to the student’s sides


Blue, black, or tan khaki leggings/tights may be worn under skirts.  (No blue jeans or colored tights/leggings)


Tops must have at least half-sleeves; not straps or sleeveless allowed

Tan Khaki pants, shorts or slacks (no blue jeans).


Trousers must be worn above the buttocks


Belts can be black, brown, and white


Shirts must be worn tucked in at all times


Consequences for not following dress code:


1st offense – Level 1 – Warning and documented

2nd offense – Level 2 – Phone call home (counselor) and document


3rd offense – Level 3 – Admin Conference (parent/student) and document


4th offense – Level 4 – ISS and document

5th offense – Level 5 – OSS (Insubordination) and document


           If you are still in need of purchasing the uniform please check locations such as: Old Navy, JC Penney, Target, Wal-Mart, Famous Mart or Goodwill. If you need assistance with purchasing the uniforms please contact your grade level school counselor.
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