• Standards of Dress

    1. “A pupil who goes to school without proper attention having been given to personal cleanliness or neatness of dress may be sent home to properly prepare for school or shall be required to prepare for the schoolroom before entering.” (California Code of Regulations, §302 of Chapter 2)
    2. Students and parents/guardians will be informed of the dress code at the beginning of each school year, and students who violate the standards will be subject to appropriate disciplinary action.
    3. Principals/designees are responsible for enforcing the following standards of dress and for establishing additional local school regulations as they become necessary and appropriate.
    4. Any clothing item which has writing upon it that is offensive to the rights of any person for any of the reasons listed below, may not be worn on campus, at any school sponsored event or activity, or while going to or coming from school.


    NOTE: School administrators reserve the right to make an informed judgment on the appropriateness of student attire and may prohibit specific colors and insignias, and/or when behavior from students warrants the need to do so.

    Students must wear:

    • Bottoms
    • Tops
    • Shoes
    • Clothing that covers all private areas

    Students may wear:

    • Hats, scarves, and/or headwear associated with religion or culture
    • Hoodie sweatshirts (hoods not allowed to cover the head)
    • Fitted pants, including leggings, yoga pants, and “skinny jeans”
    • Sweatpants, shorts, skirts, dresses, pants
    • Ripped jeans, as long as underwear is not exposed
    • Clothing must cover undergarments
    • Athletic attire
    • Clothing with commercial/athletic logos provided they do not violate the guidelines in the "Cannot Wear" section

    Students cannot wear:

    • Violent language or images depicting, firearms, knives, or other weapons
    • Images or language depicting drugs, alcohol, or tobacco products (or any illegal item or activity) 
    • Hate speech, profanity, pornography
    • Clothing identified as being gang affiliated by Oceanside Police and/or the Student Services Department
    • Images and/or language that create a hostile or intimidating environment based on any protected class
    • Visible underwear or bathing suits of similar design – visible waistbands or straps on undergarments worn under other clothing are not a violation
    • Hoods covering the head