Dream Charter School

  • Dream Charter School serves 600 students in grades Prekindergarten-9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 44% (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 22% (which is lower than the New York state average of 40%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Dream 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 10:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57%.

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School Overview

  • Dream Charter School's student population of 600 students has grown by 51% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 63 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-9
Total Students600 students
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Total Classroom Teachers63 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dream 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 10:1 has increased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dream Charter School is 0.47, 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)#2969 out of 4393 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
48%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
66%
27%
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Black
31%
17%
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White
1%
43%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dream Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.470.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
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 Dream 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 NameDream Charter School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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