Gus Garcia Young Men's Leadership Academy

Dress Code

Dressing for Success at School

Our standards of dress and appearance reflect the idea that school is a place of learning, not a place of recreation. All school rules, including dress code expectations apply to after-school, field trips and evening activities. Dress, appearance and hygiene should contribute to a positive and non-disruptive atmosphere; an atmosphere that is conductive to learning and achievement of all students in school. 

Students will not be allowed to wear any apparel, jewelry, accessory, or manner of grooming which by virtue of its color, arrangement, trademark, symbol or any other attributes which implies membership or affiliation with a gang or sexual content.

Students out of compliance with the dress code will be asked to call home for a change of clothing. If a change of clothing is not available, students will spend the remainder of the day in ISS. Repeated dress code violations will result in further disciplinary action. 

Campus Administration has FINAL discretion in determining the appropriateness of dress.

Any attire that is deemed inappropriate or a distraction of the learning environment by the school administration is prohibited.

School Uniforms

Uniforms will be worn daily. Compliance is expected. The uniform items are as follows:

Shirt and Tie

  • Solid color button-down shirt (No red, blue, or brown)

  • One blazer/vest and one grade level tie will be provided

Note: Students are not allowed to wear polo shirts.

Pants (choice of)

  • Black, khaki, or grey slacks
  • Pants must have belt loops
  • No joggers/sweatpants

Shoes (choice of)

  • Black or brown dress shoes
  • Black, brown, or navy Sperry-style shoes (boat shoes)
  • Solid black sneakers (all black including logos, laces, and soles)

Socks (choice of)

  • Solid white or black

Belt (choice of)

  • Black or brown

Jackets and Sweatshirts

  • Solid black or navy cannot have hoods on them

  • No hoodies


  • As directed by gym teacher

If you would like sweatshirts with school emblem for a small fee please bring items to campus by second week of classes.