Dress Code

  • In accordance with policy set forth by the Santa Monica-Malibu Board of Education (BP5132) students shall not express themselves in ways that are "obscene, libelous, or slanderous." In its desire to keep district schools and students free from the harmful influence of gangs; the Board also prohibits "the presence of any apparel; jewelry, accessory, notebook or manner of grooming which by virtue of its color, arrangement, trademark, or any other attribute, denotes membership in any such group." Students who violate any part of this dress code will be given an opportunity to change into their own clothing or to school-provided alternative clothing. The Administration reserves the right to make final determination as to the appropriateness of dress