Following the trend of many schools, Southwest DeKalb High School will require students to wear uniforms with the school logo when school begins in August for the 2015-2016 school year. Advocates of school uniforms say uniforms take the competition out of dress and keep the focus on learning, not clothing. Students must wear polos in white, gold or navy; oxford shirts in white, gold or navy; sweaters and jackets in gray or navy; and bottoms in khaki or navy and any color of shoes.
The Southwest DeKalb school logo must be on the uniform. Only approved SWD outerwear will be allowed, including SWD sweatshirts and SWD jackets.
Unacceptable attire listed for girls: jeggings or leggings; jeans of any color; pajamas or sweat pants; too tight, too short or too revealing clothing; clothes with tears, cuts or frays; and T-shirts, tank tops and midriff tops.
Unacceptable attire listed for boys: jeans of any color; baggy or sagging pants; pajamas or sweat pants; clothing with tears, cuts or frays; and T-shirts and tank tops.