Student Dress Code
Saddleback High School follows the Dress and Grooming Guidelines as described in Board Policy 5132 and Administrative Regulation 5132. Students should adhere to the specific dress code items listed below. Any items of clothing or other items, including numbers 1-10, brought to school which are deemed by the administration to be disruptive to the educational program are prohibited.
The following items shall apply to all school-related activities:
- Clothes shall be sufficient to conceal undergarments at all times. See-through or fishnet fabrics, halter-tops, off-the-shoulder or low-cut tops, bare midriffs, and skirts or shorts shorter than mid-thigh are prohibited.
- No professional sports team jerseys or shirts with team logos are allowed
- Socks will not be pulled up to meet bottom of shorts.
- Shoes must be worn at all times. Sandals must have heel straps. Flip-flops or backless shoes are not acceptable.
- Bandanas and black gloves are not permitted.
- Hats and caps shall not be worn indoors, only school issued baseball caps are allowed. No beanies shall be worn on campus unless there is inclement weather. Only Saddleback beanies are allowed to be worn outdoors on campus.
- No hoodies worn over head except outdoors in inclement weather.
- Any clothing, jewelry, and personal items (backpacks, gym bags, water bottles, etc.) shall be free of writing, pictures, initials or any other insignia which are crude, vulgar, profane or sexually suggestive, which bear drug, alcohol or tobacco company advertising, promotions and likeness, or which advocate racial, ethnic or religious prejudice or depict initials, OC or SA in old English lettering. No sharp or spiked jewelry is allowed.
- No belt buckles with logos or initials (including anything related to weapons, drugs, or of a sexual nature) are allowed.
- No wallet chains.
- No Plain Colored T-Shirts
All students are expected to follow the dress code during the school day and at all school-sponsored activities. Violation of the school dress code can lead to consequences, including, but not limited to parent conference, issuing of spirit wear, detention, campus beautification, Saturday School Program, or other consequence issued by school administration.
Saddleback High School reserves the right to update the school dress to address and prohibit gang-related apparel at any time during the school year (AR 5132b).