The general guide to acceptable school dress is neatness, cleanliness and appropriateness. While the school cannot and does not dictate styles, it is expected that students will abide by the following rules demonstrating appropriateness in dress as though this were their daily place of business.
Shoes are required to be worn in school.
Hats and sunglasses may be worn outside in the sun for an extended period of time for protection from the sun.
No bandanas may be worn.
Dark glasses may not be worn inside buildings unless a documented health problem exists.
No gang related apparel or items are allowed.
Students may not wear clothing or accessories in school buildings or on school grounds that are:
Hazardous, damaging, or presenting danger to school property or persons including but not limited to: extended belts (belts should fit proper length), choke chains, dog collars, wallet chains or any type of spiked apparel or jewelry;
Depicting and/or promoting and/or endorsing illegal or violent activities, illegal drugs, tobacco, or alcohol;
Vulgar, obscene, indecent, libelous, or degrading of others on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origing, sex, gender, sexual orientation, or disability; and/or
Distracting so as to interfere witht he teaching or learning process such as extremely revealing garments including but not limited to short shorts, short skirts, short dresses (must cover buttocks while standing and sitting), tube tops, net tops, swimsuits, strapless tops, spaghetti strap tops, halter tops, muscle shirts, basketball shirts without an accompanying T-shirt, no tights or leggings to be worn as pants, garments with plunging necklines, transparent and see-through garments, midsections must be covered and undergarments shall be completely covered with outer clothing.
Students who violate TUSD's dress standards may be asked to do any of the following depending upon the specific circumstances:
Turn inappropriate clothing inside out.
Change into clothing that may be provided by the school.
Change into other clothing which has been brought to school.
Remove the clothing or other