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Mendez High School Dress Code

All students are required to follow the LAUSD Student Dress Code [Bulletin 2549.1] guidelines every day. Students’ clothing should be casual and comfortable for the purposes of health and comfort. It is always appropriate for students to present themselves well by dressing in an appropriate manner. Clothing that distracts from the instructional process and/or is unsafe, is prohibited. Examples include but are not limited to:

Beanies and Hats

  • Mendez Jaguar beanies and/or solid school-colored beanies ONLY
  • Mendez High School hats ONLY


Safe, closed-toed shoes must be worn at all times for safety. Slippers, flip flops, and Crocs are not permitted.
* Note: This is not a complete list of all the acceptable or unacceptable items. These are just examples. The school community has the authority to revise or amend the dress code as needed.