Semi-Formal Dance Attire

Attire should be dressy.


Should be appropriately fitting (not excessively tight), opaque (not see-through), have visible straps and backs and be free of high slits, cut outs, or low-cut busts.  Dress length must reach mid-thigh, at least.

Dresses must be appropriate even under a sweater or shawl


Should have collars.  Neckties are optional.


Should be dress slacks (no shorts, no denim).


Must be comfortable for dancing and must have backs; for safety reasons, students will not be allowed to remove their shoes.  If you desire to take pictures in one pair of shoes and dance in another, please pack accordingly.

See below for pictured examples.

As a reminder, detailed information for expectations concerning dress code for dances can be found in the Student-Parent Handbook.

Acceptable Dresses & Suits Examples

Unacceptable Dresses & Suits Examples


Kathryn Miller
Associate Dean of Students
650-968-1213 ext 247