Grace Miller Elementary

1629 Holly Oak Street, La Verne, CA 91750  |  P: 909-971-8206  |  F: 909-971-8256

Dress Code

The District dress code is in place to protect the children and to help make our school a place where students can focus and concentrate on learning. This dress code is mandatory, thus no waivers are available.

District "Okays":

  • Clothing must be neat and in good repair.
  • Clothing is to be clean, safe, and non-distractive.
  • Shirts must cover the midriff.
  • Pants must cover underwear and not have holes.
  • Tank tops must have at least one inch straps.
  • Closed-toed shoes are required.  Shoes must have a backstrap.
  • Socks/Stockings are strongly recommended.
  • Hats may be worn outside for medical reasons or sun protection but must be approved by the Principal.  The hat must be plain and worn with the bill in front.

District "Not Okays" (prohibited):

  • Holes in clothing including rips and frays.
  • Clothing related to gangs, violence, or illegal activities.
  • Shorts, skirts that are too short (above the middle fingertip with arms hanging at one's side).
  • Obscene, sexually explicit, suggestive attire or jewelry
  • Discriminatory clothing or accessories.
  • Shoes with heel above 1.5"
  • Oversized (baggy) clothing.
  • Sunglasses unless medically prescribed.
  • Clothing that  reveals underclothes (no spaghetti straps).
  • No wheelie (skate) shoes unless the wheel is out and the cap is in.
  • No extreme hairstyles (such as Mohawks). No colored hair gel.
  • No hoop earrings as they get caught in the play equipment.
  • No clothing, accessory, body marking, piercing, etc. that detracts from the educational process. The school administrator will make the final decision on what is distractive to the educational environment.
  • No clothing with skulls, weapons, drugs, blood, or violence
  • Any clothing, accessory, body marking, piercing, etc. that detracts from the educational process is prohibited (at the discretion of the site administrator).

Hats:
  The state of California has passed a law allowing hats on campus for students whose physicians or parents feel that a child needs sun protection while outside.  Under these conditions, parents may have a plain hat approved by the principal and a student may wear the hat while outside with the bill in the front.