Dress Code

Dress Code

The following rules apply to all students while they are on the Foothill High School campus at any time and during school-sponsored activities.  The appearance of students while at school has a direct impact on behavior and learning. For this reason, the following standards for student dress have been established according to district policy and the California Education Code.  Dress requirements apply to all students, male and female.  Students must come to school each day in the school uniform.


  • Shirts or tops must be black and/or white polo shirts, crew-necked tee shirts, crew-necked sweatshirts, hooded sweatshirts, turtlenecks or dress shirts with a collar (buttoned), and sleeves. (No graphics or pictures, although small black or white logos are okay) No other shirt varieties such as scoop neck, low- cut, backless, strapless, see-through, etc. are allowed.
  • T-shirts, boxers & any clothing that may be seen under the shirt & pants must be black or white


  • Shirts must cover all of your middle body. (No midriff showing)


  • Jackets must be black and/or white.(No graphics or pictures)
  • Sweatshirts must be black or white. (No graphicsor pictures)
  • Pants must be of a solid black color (no patterns on pockets). Pants with a white stripe or small white logo are okay.
  • No skirts or dresses of any kind. Black shorts that are below the knees and Capri’s are acceptable
  • No clothing that is more than one size larger than the student’s actual size will be allowed – no “saggy” or baggy clothing.  Boxer shorts must not be visible.

  • Shoes must be worn at all times and must black, white or brown. No shoes with red, blue, maroon or other colors as trim, logos, on the soles, or as accent colors. No Nike Cortez, KSWISS, and no “Godfathers”no slippers.

  • Purses must be black, white, or brown with no prints, logos, graphics, or pictures.

  • Head coverings must be solid black, white, or with the Foothill logo – no other logos and no teams.

  • Belts must either be black, white or brown with plain belt buckles.

  • Backpacks must be black, white, or brown and free of any writing or tagging.

  • Accessories including all jewelry & all hair ornaments other than black, white, silver, gold, or clear are not allowed on campus.

  • For the safety of our students we recommend that students DO NOT change their clothing as they leave school grounds.


Any article of clothing or accessory, which does not comply with the dress code, will be confiscated.  Confiscated items will be returned to a parent only at the time of the parent conference. 


As a general rule: all clothing at Foothill High School must be black on the bottom and white or black on the top                                                                                      5/15/16 –Revised - CW

Non-Discrimination Statement

East Side Union High School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying in educational programs, activities, or employment on the basis of actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, parental, pregnancy, family or marital status, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. East Side Union High School District requires that school personnel take immediate steps to intervene when safe to do so when he or she witnesses an act of discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying.

Questions or complaints of alleged discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying or title IX equity and compliance concerns should be directed to the Office of the Associate Superintendent of Instructional Services at (408) 347- 5061 or 830 N. Capitol Ave, San Jose, Ca 95133.

Declaración Contra la Discriminación

El Distrito Escolar Unificado de Preparatoria East Side prohíbe la discriminación, el acoso, la intimidación y el abuso en los programas educativos, las actividades o el empleo por causas de ascendencia real o percibida, edad, color de la piel, discapacidad, género, identidad de género o expresión de género, nacionalidad, raza u origen étnico, religión, sexo, orientación sexual, estado de paternidad, embarazo o estado familiar o civil o asociación con una persona o grupo de personas con una o más de estas características reales o percibidas. El Distrito Escolar Unificado de Preparatoria East Side requiere que el personal escolar tome los pasos necesarios inmediatamente para intervenir cuando sea seguro hacerlo en caso de ser testigos de un acto de discriminación, acoso, intimidación o abuso.

Las preguntas o quejas de acusaciones de discriminación, acoso, intimidación y abuso o las preocupaciones sobre la igualdad y el cumplimiento de la ley con relación al artículo IX del Código de Educación deben ser dirigidas a la Oficina del Asistente del Superintendente para los Servicios de Enseñanza al (408) 347-5061 o a la siguiente dirección: 830 N. Capitol Ave, San José, Ca 95133.

Tuyên Bố Không Phân Biệt Đối Xử
(Non-Discrimination Statement)

Học Khu Trung Học East Side nghiêm cấm mọi hành vị kỳ thị, quấy nhiễu, hăm dọa và bắt nạt trong các chương trình giáo dục, các hoạt động hoặc trong công việc không được đặc trên cơ sở về tổ tiên, chủng tộc hoặc sắc tộc, tôn giáo, giới tính, khuynh hướng tình dục, cha mẹ, người mang thai, gia đình, hoặc tình trạng hôn nhân, hoặc liên hệ với một người hoặc một nhóm với nhiều điểm thực tế hoặc đặc điểm về nhận thức. Học Khu Trung Học East Side đòi hỏi nhân viên nhà trường phải tiến hành ngay các biện pháp can thiệp một cách an toàn khi họ chứng kiến các hành vi kỳ thị, quấu rối, hăm dọa hoặc bắt nạt.

Nếu có các câu hỏi hoặc khiếu nạo về sự phân biệt đối xử, sách nhiễu, hăm dọa và bắt nạt hoặc liên quan đến Title IX sự công bằng và tuân thủ các điều này xin qúy vị liên lạc với Văn phòng Phó Tổng Giám Đốc Đặc Trách Giáo Dục tại số điện thoại (408) 347-5061 hoặc địa chỉ 830 N. Capitol Ave, San Jose, CA 95133.