About Our School
The Dudley Street Neighborhood Charter School was founded with the belief that excellent schools are a crucial part of strong, vibrant urban communities. Our school is a Horace Mann “in-district” charter school, part of the Boston Public Schools. We opened our doors in 2012 serving students in grades K1, K2, and first grade. In 2013, we expanded to include second grade; in future years, our school will grow to serve 325 students in grades K1-5.
Founded by BPE and the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative, the Dudley Street School is working with local partners to ensure all children in the Dudley neighborhood have access to a seamless, high-quality education.
Back to School!
The first day of school for ALL students is Tuesday September 8, 2015. Our 2015-2016 school hours are 8:30AM to 4:30PM; school is open for drop off at 8:15AM. See below for detailed calendar!
2015-16 School Calendar
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Partnerships in the Community
Ros Everdell of the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative and Sister Margaret A. Leonard of Project Hope discuss how their organizations work with BPE and the Dudley Street Neighborhood Charter School:
Making It Happen
Two years ago, BPE helped launch the DSNCS, a new school with a big mission: to serve the full range of Boston students, bringing every child to proficiency in reading by the third grade. We are BPE's first Teaching Academy.
"Making It Happen" chronicles the Dudley Street School's first year, a year marked by impressive accomplishments (74% of students made at least a year of growth in reading) and great enthusiasm and dedication from staff, partners, families, and students.