School Breakfast and Lunch Program
Bridges participates in the National School Lunch Program. Breakfast and lunch will be available to all students. Breakfast is available to all students for free in DC public schools. Lunch will be free or reduced-price for students who qualify, and available for purchase for other students. Families also have the option of sending lunch to school for their child. You must have a completed application form for the school Lunch Program on file for your child to receive free meals.
All children are treated the same regardless of ability to pay. In the operation of Child Nutrition Programs no child will be discriminated against because of race, color, sex, age, disability, national origin, religion or marital status.
In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.
To file a complaint alleging discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call, toll free, (866) 377-8642 (Voice). TDD users can contact USDA through local relay or the Federal Relay at (800) 877-8339 (TDD) or (877) 877-6280 (relay voice users) call toll free (866) 632-9992 (voice). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
Also, the District of Columbia Human Rights Act, approved December 13, 1977 (DC Law 2-38; DC Official Code § 2-1402.11 (2006), as amended) prohibits discrimination on the basis of marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, familial status, source of income, place of residence or business, genetic information, matriculation, or political affiliation of any individual. To file a complaint alleging discrimination on one of these bases, please contact the District of Columbia Office of Human Rights at (202) 727-3545.
Parent Handbook / Manual para padres de Familia
School Closing Inclement Weather & Emergencies
Bridges follows the decision of the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) in opening late and/or closing entirely on account of inclement weather and/or emergencies:
- If DCPS is open, Bridges is open.
- If DCPS is closed, Bridges is closed.
- If DCPS is delayed, Bridges is delayed.
Welcome Packet for Families 2015-2016