We are still accepting applications!

2024-25 School Year

DSNCS Admission and Lottery


At Dudley Street Neighborhood Charter School, we teach the skills students need to excel in today’s world — all in an environment that supports their intellectual, social, emotional, and personal growth. There is a wonderful sense of community here and a high level of family engagement. We offer programs through our Special Education and English Language Learner Programs, for students who need more specialized support. For more information, please contact school staff at 617-635-8507.

Learn more about our Special Education Program

Learn more about our English Language Learner (ELL) Program

Dudley Street Neighborhood Charter School is a Tier 1 School! Learn more.


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Dudley Street Neighborhood Charter School is open for enrollment to ALL students in Grades K1, K2, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 residing in the Boston Public School district.

To learn more about Dudley Street Neighborhood Charter School and what makes us unique, watch our brand new video!

School Previews

To schedule a school preview, contact our Admissions Team at admissions@dudleystreetschool.org or call (617) 635-8507.

Step 1

Applications open November 1, 2023 and are due by Thursday, February 29, 2024 at 4:30 p.m. If the number of applicants exceeds the number of available seats, we will hold a lottery on Thursday, March 7, 2024 at 6 Shirley Street. See below for more information on applying and receiving acceptance after this date!  


We welcome all families to attend the lottery, but attendance is NOT MANDATORY to claim a seat should you receive one.


We encourage you to apply before the deadline, as any submissions after will be added to a rolling waitlist. DSNCS will reach out as seats become available


Step 2

Contact Admission staff to update any information that may have changed after submitting your application. If we’re not able to get in touch with you, you may miss out an opportunity to join our school community.

To schedule a tour and additional questions, please contact the Admission staff at 617-635-8507.

Dudley Street School forms a Prek-12 pathway with Dearborn STEM Academy. All Dudley Street School students have a guaranteed seat at Dearborn STEM for grades 6-12.

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We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, sex, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, mental or physical disability, age, ancestry, athletic performance, special need, proficiency in the English language or a foreign language, or academic achievement.