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Dress Code

Los Angeles Unified School District
George K. Porter Middle School
Gifted & Innovative Thinking Magnet
Uniform and Dress Code Policy
The Los Angeles Unified School District recognizes that student dress and hair support students’ rights to free expression within guidelines of appropriateness and learning environments.
The Local School Leadership Council has approved the use of the student uniform and dress code to promote student responsibility and equity. Students at Porter Middle School are expected to always adhere to the schools’ uniform and/or dress code policy. Students who are found to be out of uniform and/or safety dress will be required to cover, remove, or change non-complying clothing.
Porter Middle School Uniform Policy:
Shirts: (Solid Colored Red, White, Black, or Grey)
  • Polo or Spirit Shirt with or without a logo
  • Short or Long Sleeves
Sweaters, Sweatshirts, or Outerwear: (Solid Colored Red, White, Black, or Grey)
Bottoms: (Solid Colored Black, Khaki, Navy, Grey, or Blue Jeans)
LAUSD and Porter Middle School Dress Code Policy (ALL students):
  • Shoes should provide adequate support and safety.
  • Heels or platforms must be an inch in height or less.
  • Open-toe or open-heel shoes, slippers, sandals, flip-flops, or slides are not allowed.
  • Students are allowed to wear sun-protective clothing, including but not limited to hats, for OUTDOOR use only.
  • Pants, shorts, and bottoms are to be worn at or above the hip.
  • Attire may not create a hazard to the health or safety of the student or others.
  • Attire must fully cover “private” areas.
  • “Midriff” tops, tank tops, and crop tops are not allowed.
  • Clothing, personal items, and backpacks will be free of language or images that are vulgar, discriminatory, promote unlawful use of weapons or drugs.
  • Pajama bottoms are not allowed.
  • Bottoms must be free of holes, shreds, or tears.
  • Shorts must not extend beyond the knee.