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Stanford Middle school Uniform dress code

The Long Beach Unified School District requires all students who chose to attend Stanford Middle School to wear a uniform.  Stanford takes pride in our "business casual" look.  Please partner with us in holding our students to our uniform standard.



BOTTOMS:  Solid Black

TOPS:  Solid Red, Gray, Black, or White

SWEATSHIRTS, SWEATERS, JACKETS:  Solid Red, Gray, Black, or White


  • Short and skirts must be thumb-length or longer.
  • Legging-style pants must have back packets.
  • Black jeans are allowed, but they must be dark black.
  • Athletic shorts and jogger pants do not meet our standards for school.
  • Shirts must have sleeves.
  • Clothing must be hemmed and free of holes, cuts, and fraying.
  • Shoes must have closed toes.
  • Bike helmets are required for riders of all bikes, skateboards, and scooters.
  • On "free dress" days, students may wear non-uniform clothing, but our dress code standards still apply.

LOANER CLOTHES SYSTEM:  The loaner clothes system is for all students, who are out of uniform dress.

UNIFORM ASSISTANCE:  Please contact the school office if you have financial hardship and need assistance obtaining school uniforms. 


District Standards/Rules (applies even on free-dress days):

  • Size appropriate clothing is required.
  • No bare midriffs.
  • Undergarments may not be exposed.  
  • Approved Stanford team jerseys and warm-ups may be worn.
  • Shoes must adhere to LBUSD standards – closed toe only - no slippers, no “flip flops” 
  • Shorts and skirts must be an appropriate length.  Shorts and skirts must be longer than the reach of the student’s thumb. “Rule of Thumb”
  • Hoods must remain down at all times on campus.
  • Hats, head bands, wave caps, bandanas, hairnets, and combs in the hair are not permitted.
  • Tears, holes, patches, slits in the seams, and ragged hems in clothes and shoes are not permitted. 
  • No fishnet or patterned stockings. 
  • Leggings / tights must be SOLID black and only worn with tops that are thumb lengths or under appropriate bottoms. 
  • No gloves, chains, badges, patches, spiked accessories, and initialed belt buckles.
  • No tank tops, swimsuits, sweat pants, yoga pants, short shorts, beach attire, low neckline, low back line, spaghetti straps, lace, or shoulder exposing garments are permitted.  
  • No gang-related writing on backpacks, shoes, and clothing.
  • Tattoos must be covered.