VUSD Student Dress Code 2022-2023
The updated VUSD Dress Code Policy for the upcoming 2022-2023 school year has been sent to your email and is available to view on the Redwood website. We hope that you find this helpful while shopping for clothing for this upcoming school year. This VUSD Dress Code Policy will be enforced at all high school sites.
The Governing Board believes that appropriate dress and grooming contribute to a productive learning environment and encourages parents to promote positive, healthy, and safe clothing choices for students. The Board expects students to give proper attention to personal cleanliness and to wear clothing that is suitable for the school activities in which they participate.
Students shall not wear clothing that presents a health or safety hazard, promotes drugs or other illegal activities, or expresses hate speech as defined in BP 5145.9.
Students shall not be prohibited from dressing in a manner consistent with their gender identity or gender expression or with their religious or cultural observance.
Students may wear sun-protective clothing, including hats, caps, beanies, durags, and other head coverings outdoors. Students shall be allowed to wear sun-protective clothing, including but not limited to hats and hats with the school logo, for outdoor use during the school day. (Education Code 35183.5) Students without religious accommodations must remove headwear when indoors in the classroom.
The following brands and images, and other brands and images determined to express inappropriate behaviors and expressions for students, are NOT allowed:
Hats and Sunglasses MUST be removed in class:
Backless, strapless, tube tops/midriffs, see-through shirts without an undergarment, sagging bottoms that show undergarments, or shorts that reveal undergarments or are over revealing body parts are NOT allowed by any student regardless of gender identification or conformity: