• School Uniforms
    Northwestern's uniform consists of a white collared shirt and a navy blue pair of pants, shorts, or a skirt.  In addition to the uniform, students are expected to adhere to the PGCPS Student Dress Code, found on the PGCPS website.  Students are expected to be in uniform every day unless parents are notified through website and telephone communications.

    System-Wide Dress Code

    Students attending Prince George’s County Public Schools should dress appropriately and in a way that is consistent with learning being a priority.

    Head Dress
    Head dress can be worn indoors for religious or health reasons only.

    Shirts and Blouses
    Shirts and blouses should be continuous from neckline to waist. The mid-section should never be visible. Tank tops and muscle shirts are not allowed.

    Clothing with vulgar language, obscene pictures, weapons, drugs/alcohol or drug paraphernalia and tobacco products are not allowed. Identifiable gang/crew clothing or paraphernalia are not allowed. Sheer clothing is not allowed.

    Skirts, Dresses and Shorts Skirts, dresses, and shorts are no shorter than students’ fingertips when arms are hanging straight down at their sides.

    Pants should be worn and secured at the waist. Pants should not be worn below the waist exposing undergarments.

    Tights, stretch pants, leggings and spandex body suits must be worn with clothing long enough to cover the buttocks.

    Shoes must be worn.