Brooklyn Dreams Charter School

  • Brooklyn Dreams Charter School serves 663 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is lower than the New York state average of 48%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25% (which is lower than the New York state average of 40%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Brooklyn Dreams Charter School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57%.

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School Overview

  • Brooklyn Dreams Charter School's student population of 663 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 79% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students663 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Brooklyn Dreams Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,393 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Brooklyn Dreams Charter School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank (14-15)#2983 out of 4393 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Brooklyn Dreams Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
17%
9%
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Hispanic
19%
27%
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Black
61%
17%
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White
2%
43%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.570.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Brooklyn Dreams Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBrooklyn Dreams Charter School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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