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Dress Code

The following items are specifically prohibited at school or school-related activities under the FUSD Dress Code policy. In addition, any apparel, hair style, cosmetic or jewelry, even if not specifically mentioned below, which creates a safety concern, draws undue attention to the wearer, or tends to detract from the educational process is also prohibited:


  1. Body piercing (eyebrows, nose, lips) are not permitted.
  2. Hair styles which draw undue attention and distract from the educational environment are not acceptable; for example, unusual designs, colors, or unusual razor cuts.
  3. Non-prescription sunglasses worn indoors.
  4. Head coverings other than caps/hats with school logos (must be removed in school buildings).
  5. Non-school logos.
  6. See-through clothing, clothing that reveals a bare midriff or chest, or clothes that expose the body in a sexually suggestive manner are not acceptable.
  7. Underwear-type sleeveless shirts, tube tops, halter tops and spaghetti straps are not acceptable.
  8. Sagging or baggy pants that do not fit the waist or that are drastically altered or frayed are not acceptable.
  9. Skirts, shorts, and dresses that are more than 4 inches above the knee, or are form-fitting or tight around the body (such as bike shorts).
  10.  Attire that may be used as a weapon may not be worn, including steel-toed boots, chains, and items with spikes or studs.
  11.  Flip flops, open toed shoes and backless sandals/ shoes are not acceptable.
  12. Any fashions that draw undue attention to the wearer, or distract from the educational environment, including exotic clothing, extreme make-up, body piercing, military, or camouflage attire.

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