Skip navigation links
Bell Schedule
Directions to MVHS
Dress Code
General Information
School Calendar
School Map
School Profile

Contact Information

Mountain View High School
3535 Truman Avenue
Mountain View, CA 94040
Office: 650-940-4600
Fax: 650-961-6349
Attendance: 650-968-2406


MVHS Dress Code


  • Clothing that in any manner, displays profanity, alcohol, tobacco or drugs including those with inappropriate double entendre will not be permitted.
  • Attire that features offensive and/or vulgar words, pictures, gestures or drawings that name, advertise or promote sexually related products or activities is not permitted.
  • Attire that includes words, phrases or pictures that are derogatory to one’s ethnic background, national origin, religious beliefs, gender, sexual orientation or disability is not permitted. 

Violations of the dress code will be dealt with in accordance with the MVHS Discipline Plan.


  • No backless shirts or tops are to be worn.
  • Shirts and blouses that expose an inappropriate amount of the chest are not permitted. What constitutes a reasonable or inappropriate amount is left to the discretion of the MVHS Administration. 


  • No midriff shall be exposed when students are standing with their arms hanging at their sides.
  • Undergarments are not to be visible at any time.
  • Skirts and shorts must reach the middle of the thigh OR fingertips must touch the hem of the skirt or short when student is standing.
  • Shorts, skirts and pants must cover the entire hipbone.


  • Footwear must be worn on campus at all times.
  • Attire, articles of clothing or adornments determined by Administration and/or the Police departments that identify affiliation to any organization or group associated with or reputed to be involved in criminal activity is not permitted.
  • Students may only wear one article of clothing that is red or blue.  Red and Blue shoelaces are not allowed.  These rules may be updated as MVPD updates the school of changes.

Dress Code violation discipliary actions include:

First Offense:  Send to Assistant Principal, change clothing and confiscate item.

Second Offense:  Send to Assistant Principal for parent/student contact, change clothing, confis-cate item.

Third Offense:  Suspension

Consequences accumulate over the year.