Temple City Unified School District has established a dress code policy that sets standards conducive to a positive learning environment and a well-disciplined campus. While on campus or at any school sponsored event, students and guests shall be groomed in a manner which reflects good taste and decency and which does not distract from the educational environment, general morale or image of the school. Temple City High School also desires to keep the school and students free from threat of harmful influence to any groups that advocate substance abuse, violence, or disruptive behavior. Parents have the responsibility to see that students are properly attired. Temple City High School has in place the following standards relative to the dress and appearance of students:
- Clothing or accessories that depict or makes reference to drugs, alcohol, sex, gangs or violence in word or picture may not be worn.
- Clothing which is likely to provoke others to acts of violence or which is likely to cause others to be intimidated by fear of violence may not be worn.
- Only approved Temple City High School logo or blank single color hats with no emblems of any kind may be worn for sun protection outdoors, which includes outside PE activities. No other hats, caps, beanies, hairnets, bandanas, hoods or other headgear are to be worn at any time.
- Clothing that is deemed distractive is not allowed. This includes, but is not limited to such items as midriff tops, revealing tank tops, altered clothing, sheer clothing, halter tops, exposed cleavage or excessively oversized clothing.
- Spikes, chains or other dangerous objects may not be worn or carried.
- Belts are to fit waist size and may not have buckles with insignias or initials.
- Shorts are not to be worn with socks that meet at the hem.