DMD Dress Code
In accordance with State of California regulations, students must wear footwear in school. To ensure the protection of the bottom of the feet, all footwear must have soles. House slippers are not considered safe footwear and are not allowed. Red, blue and green shoelaces are not permitted.
Students should be clean. Personal hygiene issues will be referred to the nurse.
Clothing or jewelry may not display profanity, provocative or suggestive statements, obscenities, advertising for drugs, alcohol, tobacco products, illegal activities, gambling or gang identification.
Spikes on bracelets, belts, rings, or necklaces are not allowed. Wallet chains are not allowed.
Students may only wear official school hats outdoors on campus. Only unaltered medically or religiously required hats/head coverings, as approved by the school principal, are allowed indoors. Students may not wear hoods.
The torso should not be visible. Specifically, students may not wear: bra tops, tube tops, halter tops, short skirts or blouses, asymmetrical shirts or cut off t-shirts. The straps of any shirt must be at least 2 inches thick in width. No low cut blouses or shirts.
Short skirts are not to be worn. Skirts above the mid-thigh are not acceptable for school. If a student sits down in the classroom and undergarments or skin above or below the waist is revealed, the skirt or pants are unacceptable.
Underwear should never be visible.
Attire that includes oversized clothing such as oversized and/or sagged pants, oversized shorts with long socks, or oversized overalls is not permitted. Pants must fit at the waist without requiring alteration. Oversized hanging belts are not permitted.
Students may not wear two items of the following colors: red, blue and green.
All students must wear a DMD lanyard at all times when on the campus.
In addition to the above requirements, any clothing or jewelry declared inappropriate by district regulations is automatically unauthorized by the school.
All school employees should abide by and enforce these regulations.
Students who violate these policies will not be sent home. Students will be sent to the DMD Office, assigned an after-school detention to be served on either the following Tuesday or Thursday, and will be required to change into DMD issued t-shirts or shorts/sweats. Items that violate the dress code will be temporarily confiscated and returned to the student at the end of the school day. Parents and guardians may also be asked to pick up certain items in the office, at the discretion of site administration.