Bridge to Success Academy Uniform Policy 2023-2024
- Fourth & Fifth Grade Scholars must wear Gold collared shirts with Navy bottoms
- Sixth Grade Scholars must wear Grey collared shirts with Navy bottoms
- Seventh Grade Scholars must wear Light Blue collared shirts with Navy bottoms
- Eighth Grade Scholars must wear Navy Blue collared shirts with Navy bottoms
Spirits shirts will be on sale at new student orientation and throughout the academic year for $12.00. Scholars are able to wear the spirit shirts during the week in lieu of their grade level and on dress down Fridays with jeans
All students attending The Bridge to Success Academy must adhere to the adopted uniform policy for the 2023-2024 school year.
In addition, all students must adhere to these minimal guidelines for acceptable apparel and appearance. In order to maximize instructional time, students will be given an opportunity to immediately correct dress code violations.
This is an opportunity not a punishment!
Student Dress and Grooming (Uniform Policy)
Administrators and teachers of the Duval County Public Schools shall enforce dress and grooming guidelines that promote the successful operation of the schools. The site administration shall be the final judge as to neatness and cleanliness of wearing apparel and whether or not such apparel is appropriate, disruptive, distracting, or in violation of health and safety rules.
Each student has the responsibility to dress appropriately for the school environment. Apparel, jewelry (such as body piercing(s) ornaments), hair, and general appearance shall not disrupt the classroom atmosphere, shall not be unusually provocative, and/or shall not violate health and safety rules of the school.
These guidelines for dress and grooming are provided to assist parents and shall apply to all students in Duval County Public Schools. Student dress and grooming shall be neat and clean, and follow the general guidelines below.
- Shoes must be worn with closed heels or back straps. However, bedroom shoes, slippers, and flip flops shall not be worn.
- Halter-tops, tank tops, backless tops, tops with thin or no straps or tops that show the midriff or expose the body are prohibited.
- See-through or mesh garments shall not be worn without appropriate undergarments.
- Form-fitting or overly tight clothing shall not be worn without appropriate outer garments.
- Properly hemmed outer garments such as shorts, divided skirts, and dresses may be worn, provided they are not disruptive or distractive.
- Garments including, but not limited to, such items as boxer shorts, traditionally designed as undergarments, may not be worn as outer garments.
- Clothing and accessories shall not be worn if they display profanity, violence, lewd and obscene messages, sexually suggestive phrases or advertisements, phrases or symbols of alcohol, tobacco, drugs, or any other symbols, phrases or advertisements that would be offensive to common propriety or decency.
- Head coverings, including but not limited to caps, hats, bandannas, hair curlers, and/or sunglasses, shall not be worn on school property unless required by a physician or authorized by school personnel.
- The waistband of shorts, slacks, skirts, and similar garments shall not be worn below the hips.
- Underwear, midriff skin, and back skin may not be exposed.
- If belts, suspenders, and straps are worn, they shall be worn in place and fastened.
- Any articles of clothing or jewelry that may cause injury to oneself or to other students are not allowed.
- Wearing apparel, jewelry (such as body piercing ornaments), hair, and general appearance shall not disrupt the classroom atmosphere, shall not be unusually provocative, and/or shall not violate health and safety rules of the school.