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Dress Code

Dress Code

            Arleta High School considers a formal education a serious process and provides students with a positive school atmosphere that is conducive to learning.  It is the expectation that all students, while in the process of receiving an education, will wear clothing that is neat, clean and fits appropriately. The following list is to serve as a guide, and is not intended to be all-inclusive.

 

The Arleta High School Dress Code is as follows:

 

            Any clothing or accessory that depicts any form of profanity, violence, drugs, alcohol, vandalism, weapons, tobacco, sexual overtones, and promotion of gang/criminal activity or is offensive to any gender, race, religion, ethnicity, nationality or sexual orientation is unacceptable and not permitted. 

 

SHIRTS AND BLOUSES

Acceptable:                                                                 

  • Blouses or shirts with or without a collar
  • Short sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Arleta gear                                                                           

Unacceptable:

  • Bathing suits, tube tops, sports bra, halter tops, spaghetti straps, backless or strapless tops
  • Short or low cut tops, displaying excessive cleavage or bare midriff
  • Muscle shirts, tank tops, or white ribbed undershirt
  • See through or mesh type tops
  • Clothing that exposes undergarments 
  • Any garment associated with a professional sports team
  • High school attire not affiliated with Arleta

 

PANTS/ SKIRTS/ SHORTS /DRESSES

Acceptable:                                                                 

  • Long pants or capris            
  • Appropriate length skirts, dresses, and shorts                                      

Unacceptable:

  • Pants/ skirts that are baggy
  • Skirts with a split higher than the mid-thigh
  • Pants or shorts that are un-hemmed / cut offs
  • Long shorts with long socks – 6 inches are required between top of sock and bottom of shorts
  • Pajama tops or bottoms
  • Visible undergarments (i.e. underwear)

 

HEADGEAR/ ACCESSORIES

Acceptable:                                                                 

  • Arleta headgear only when temperature index applies (55° or below)
Unacceptable:
  • Hats or headgear of any type (cannot be worn or carried)
  • Bandanas or rags of any color
  • Spiked accessories/jewelry/bullet belts
  • Chains, which exceed one foot in length, or one quarter inch in diameter that may attach to the belt
  • Backpacks with graffiti art work or any kind of writing

 

SHOES

Acceptable:                                                     

  • Closed-toe, supportive shoes

Unacceptable:

  • Any open toe shoes (i.e. flip-flops, slide sandals, heel sandals)
  • Slippers or house slippers

 

Students who do not adhere to the Arleta Dress Code will be referred to the Dean for disciplinary action according to the Dress Code Policy.

 

Business Attire Tuesday:

Girls are encouraged to wear dresses, skirts or slacks with an appropriate blouse or sweater with closed-toe shoes. Boys are encouraged to wear collared shirts, dress pants, dress shoes and a tie.

 

Spirit Day Friday:

Students are encouraged to wear school colors every Friday: Victory Red, Black and White.