Student Conduct and Expectations


All students receive and must abide by the State of California Education Code Section 48900, which mandates schools to expect students to conduct themselves appropriately at all times.  Suspension, involuntary transfer or possible expulsion from the Temple City Unified School District may result if any of the following occur:

  • Cause, attempt to cause, or threaten to cause physical injury to another person

  • Possess, sell or otherwise furnish any firearm, knife, explosive, or other dangerous object, or imitation firearm.

  • Unlawfully possess, use, sell, offer to sell or otherwise furnish, or be under the influence of any controlled substance, alcohol, or intoxicant

  • Unlawfully possess or unlawfully offer, arrange or negotiate to sell any drug paraphernalia

  • Possess or use tobacco or nicotine products including cigarettes, vape, e-cigarettes, cigars, miniature cigars, clove cigarettes, smokeless tobacco, snuff chew packets and betel. 

  • Disrupt school activities or otherwise willfully defy school authority

  • Commit an obscene act or engage in habitual profanity or vulgarity

  • Knowingly receive stolen school or private property

  • Commit or attempt to commit robbery or extortion

  • Cause or attempt to cause damage to school or private property

  • Steal or attempt to steal school or private property

  • Commit or attempt to commit sexual assault

  • Harass, threaten or intimidate a pupil who is a complaining witness or witness in a school disciplinary proceeding.

  • Engaged in, or attempted to engage in, hazing.

  • Engaged in an act of bullying.

Additional Temple City High School rules include:

  • Students must carry a valid hall pass when outside the classroom during the class period.

  • 10/10 Rule - Please be sure to remain inside the classroom for the first and last 10 minutes of class.

  • No riding of bicycles, skateboards or scooters on campus.  Bikes must be locked in the bike areas near the music or 400 buildings. Skateboards must be locked on racks north of the Admin. building. Students must obey all state helmet and traffic laws.

  • The use of electronic devices, i.e. cell phones, tablets and laptops is allowed by specific teachers at specific times. TCUSD is not responsible for lost or stolen electronic devices.

  • Students may not bring laser pens, spray paint to school.