• Sierra Madre Elementary School Dress Code Policy

    Basic Presumptions

    • Health: Clothing must be clean and must be adequate to protect children from weather conditions.
    • Safety: Clothing that puts the wearer or others at risk, including symbolic gang attire, cannot be worn.
    • Decency: Clothing must conform to societal norms in regard to modesty, with respect for self and others.
    • Positive Graphics Only
    • No spaghetti straps. Tops must have sleeves.
    • May not reveal midriff or underwear.
    • Not excessively tight or baggy.
    • May not reveal underwear or skin at waist or midriff.
    • Length of walking shorts and skirts must be closer to the knee than to the buttocks.
    • Be secure around the ankle in some way (tie, buckle, strap, etc.)
    • Have no more elevation than a typical tennis shoe.
    • Style: Any sweater, sweatshirt, jacket and/or rain gear.
    • Color: Student's choice
    • For outdoor use, not in the classroom.
    • No scarves.



    • Tops: any solid color
    • Bottoms: Black, Blue, Gray, Green, Khaki


    Other Considerations

    • Fridays: Green Shirt Day
    • Playdays: Free Dress Day (or theme dress), 8 days in school year on Master Calendar. Free Dress Day choices must reflect the Basic Presumptions of Health, Safety, and Decency.