Dream Charter School

1991 2nd Ave
New York, NY 10029
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Dream Charter School serves 900 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Dream Charter School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the New York state average of 55%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the New York state average of 62%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 900 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in NY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Dream Charter School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Dream Charter School's student population of 900 students has grown by 32% over five school years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
900 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
68 teachers
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School Rankings

Dream Charter School is ranked within the top 20% of all 4,093 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Dream Charter School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#448 out of 4093 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
55%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
57%
29%
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Black
37%
16%
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White
2%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
4%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dream Charter School's ranking?
Dream Charter School is ranked #448 out of 4,093 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
80-84% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 55% NY state average), while 85-89% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 62% NY state average).
How many students attend Dream Charter School?
900 students attend Dream Charter School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
57% of Dream Charter School students are Hispanic, 37% of students are Black, 2% of students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dream Charter School?
Dream Charter School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Dream Charter School offer ?
Dream Charter School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Dream Charter School part of?
Dream Charter School is part of Dream Charter School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 900 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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