Dress Code

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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