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Prospective Families FAQs

List of 16 frequently asked questions.

Q. WHEN SHOULD I BEGIN THE APPLICATION PROCESS?

Q. DOES MY CHILD NEED A PHYSICAL TO START SCHOOL?

Q. FOR WHAT GRADES DO YOU ACCEPT APPLICATIONS?

Q. ARE APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED AFTER THE FIRST ROUND DEADLINE?

Q. AT WHAT AGE DOES YOUR PRESCHOOL BEGIN?

Q. WHAT AGE MUST MY CHILD BE IN ORDER TO BE ASSESSED FOR KINDERGARTEN?

Q. IF I HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT AFFORDING THE BRIDGES ACADEMY, WHO SHOULD I TALK TO?

Q. WHAT IS YOUR POLICY ON ACCEPTING SIBLINGS?

Q. IF MY CHILD IS "WAITPOOLED," WHAT DOES THAT MEAN?

Q. WHAT IS THE SCHOOL’S COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY?

Q. HOW MANY STUDENTS ARE IN EACH CLASSROOM?

Q. DO YOU OFFER AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS?

Q. DO THE STUDENTS PACK A LUNCH EACH DAY?

Q. HOW CAN I BE INVOLVED AS A PARENT?

Q. DOES THE BRIDGES ACADEMY PROVIDE TRANSPORTATION FOR STUDENTS?

Admissions - New/Incoming Families FAQs

 

List of 13 frequently asked questions.

Q. WHAT ARE THE SCHOOL HOURS?

Q. DOES MY CHILD NEED A PHYSICAL TO START SCHOOL?

Q. WHEN WILL WE KNOW WHO OUR CHILD(REN)'S TEACHER IS AND RECEIVE OUR CLASS LIST?

Q. WHEN MUST WE COMPLETE OUR SUMMER PAPERWORK?

Q. IS THERE A SUMMER READING LIST? OTHER WORK MY CHILD CAN DO THIS SUMMER?

Q. HOW WILL WE KNOW ABOUT SCHOOL SUPPLIES? WHAT DOES MY CHILD NEED TO BRING ON THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL?

Q. ARE THERE CLASS VISITS BEFORE THE BEGINNING OF SCHOOL?

Q. HOW DO WE SIGN UP FOR AFTER SCHOOL CARE?

Q. WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CARLINE? HOW DOES CARLINE WORK?

Q. WHAT EXTRACURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES ARE AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS?

Q. DOES DUKE SCHOOL USE A TRADITIONAL OR YEAR-ROUND CALENDAR?

Q. WHEN IS THE SCHOOL CALENDAR SET? WHO SETS THE ACADEMIC CALENDAR?

Q. WHAT IS DRAGONCONNECT AND HOW DO I SIGN IN?

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The Bridges Academy Non-Discrimination Policy


The Bridges Academy welcomes into its full academic, business and community life persons of every race, culture, age, gender, sexual orientation, ability, economic status and faith tradition or any other classification protected under applicable law. The corporation declares itself to be an open, welcoming and affirming school. Bridges Academy does not discriminate on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, age, race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, or any other classification protected under applicable law in administration of its admissions or educational policies, scholarship and financial-aid programs, other Bridges Academy-administered programs, or in employment. The Corporation complies with the amended Family Education Rights and Privacy Act, Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

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