In order to continue to provide a positive school climate and in accordance with the California Education Code, Section 48907, we have set forth guidelines for appropriate dress at school and school sponsored activities. The primary responsibility for a student’s appearance at school rests with the parent. Students should dress in clothes that are appropriate for school and allow for active movement during physical education. Sweaters, jackets, hats, etc. should be labeled.
It is inappropriate to wear or possess anything that is distracting or disruptive to the learning environment.
- Appropriate shoes must be worn at all times. Flip-flops, backless shoes sandals heels are not Shoes with wheels are not allowed.
- Pupils must be cleanly dressed so as not to promote unhealthy or unsanitary conditions.
- Hair shall be clean and neatly groomed and the color may not cause a distraction to the educational environment.
Prohibited Clothing and Accessories:
- Clothing, jewelry and personal items including, but not limited to backpacks, fanny packs, gym bags, water bottles, etc. containing writing, pictures or any other insignia which are crude, vulgar, profane, sexually suggestive, promote drug, alcohol or tobacco use or company advertising, promotions and likenesses which advocate death, violence, racial, ethnic or religious prejudice.
- Spiked jewelry, waist chains and oversized chains.
- Clothes that fail to conceal undergarments at all times. See-through or fish-net fabrics, halter tops, spaghetti straps, off-the-shoulder or low-cut tops, strapless or tube tops, backless shirts, and/or bare midriffs. All shirt straps must be “three fingers” wide.
- Skirts, dresses or shorts shorter than mid-thigh are prohibited. (When arms and hands are fully extended down the sides of the body, clothing should not end above the finger tips).
- Pants, shorts, and skirts are to be worn at the waist (Sagging and/or baggy clothing are not allowed) and must not be worn to expose undergarments or bare skin above the waist.
- Make-up is not allowed on campus.
- Hats/head coverings are only allowed outside of buildings (except for religious/medical purposes). Ball cap bills must face forward.
Students who do not meet the guidelines will be asked to call home to have appropriate clothing brought to school for them. If no person can bring clothing, clean loaner clothes may be provided by the school, when available.