Classroom Photos


First Day


Step Up Day


The Dudley MathTalk Trail


1st and 5th Grade Publishing Party


Family Literacy Night

Parents, guardians, aunts, uncles, grandparents gather every year for Math Night and Literacy Night.  Students teach family members what they are learning through games and activities.




Dudley Street School teachers celebrated National “coming out” Day in support of undocumented families. #UnafraidEducators #UnafraidBPS #UnafraidBTU #SanctuarySchools #MAedu


Opening Night at Dudley branch of Bank of America

Student artwork lines the walls!



Founding Partner: Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative

BPE and Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative (DSNI) together co-founded Dudley Street School.  DSNI is a nonprofit community-based planning and organizing entity rooted in the Roxbury/North Dorchester neighborhoods of Boston. DSNI works to implement resident-driven plans partnering with nonprofit organizations, community development corporations, businesses and religious institutions serving the neighborhood, as well as banks, government agencies, corporations and foundations.

Strategic Partners:

Bank of America Charitable Foundation

Barr Foundation

The Boston Foundation

Program Partners:

Vine Street Community Center
Children’s Services of Roxbury
Home for Little Wanderers
Project Hope
City Connects
Cambridge Math Circle
Latino STEM Alliance
Girls on the Run
Big Brother, Big Sister
Uplift Behavioral Health Services
Lighthouse Behavioral Health
ThinkGive (SEL Support)


Dudley Street School is governed by a board with strong ties and commitments to the Dudley community.

Vice-chair: Hakim Harris, Project Management, John Hancock Financial

Co-chair: Joceline Fidalgo: Resource Development Director

Titciana Barros

Joshua Biber, Advisor, Toolbox Foundation

Ros Everdell

Keith Henderson, Parent of DSNCS Student, Health Benefit Analyst, City of Boston

Sophonia Lucien, Parent of DSNCS Student

Jamila Mitchell, Parent of DSNCS Student

Katie Frett

Aida Villar, DSNCS Teacher


Upcoming Board Meetings

April 30, 2024

June 18, 2024 (in-person at Dudley Street School)


All meetings will take place on Zoom, unless otherwise noted

All meetings run from 5:00-7:00PM


Board Minutes

Board Meeting, March 19, 2024

Board Meeting, February 6, 2024

Board Meeting, December 19, 2023

Board Meeting, November 14, 2023

Board Meeting, September 26, 2023

Board Meeting, August 15, 2023

Board Meeting, June 27, 2023

Board Meeting, May 27, 2023

Board Meeting, April 11, 2023

Board Meeting, February 28, 2023

Board Meeting, January 17, 2023

Board Meeting, December 6, 2022

Board Meeting, October 25, 2022

Board Meeting, September 20, 2022

Board Meeting, August 16, 2022

Board Meeting, June 22, 2022

Board Meeting, May 10, 2022

Board meeting, March 29, 2022

Board meeting, February 15, 2022

Board meeting, January 4, 2022

Board meeting, November 23, 2021

Board meeting, October 12, 2021

Board meeting, August 31, 2021

Board meeting, July 20, 2021

Board meeting, June 8, 2021

Board meeting, April 27, 2021

Board meeting, March 9, 2021

Board meeting, January 26, 2021

Board meeting, December 8, 2020

Board meeting, October 27, 2020

Board meeting, September 15, 2020

Board meeting, August 27, 2020

Board meeting, July 27, 2020

Board meeting, May 18, 2020

Board meeting, April 6, 2020

Board meeting, February 24, 2020

Board meeting, January 13, 2020


To view board minutes from previous years, please contact BPE:


Upcoming Committee Meetings

Governance Committee

January 30, 2024

March 5, 2024

April 23, 2024

June 11, 2024


Finance Committee

February 21, 2024

May 15, 2024


Facilities/Development Committee

February 27, 2024

May 7, 2024


Academic Excellence 

March 12, 2024

May 14, 2024

Minutes from Past Committee Meetings

Governance Committee

December 12, 2023

October 31, 2023

September 26, 2023

June 13, 2023

April 4, 2023

February 15, 2023

January 25, 2022

April 26, 2022

June 14, 2022


Finance Committee

May 10, 2023

March 8, 2023

January 11, 2023

November 9, 2022

October 12, 2022

July 13, 2022

June 8, 2022

May 11, 2022

April 13, 2022

March 22, 2022

February 9, 2022

January 12, 2022

December 8, 2021


Development Committee

September 14, 2022

June 15, 2022

December 15, 2021

March 16, 2022


Academic Excellence 

January 9, 2024

October 17, 2023


Facilities/Development Committee

September 20, 2023



Behind every successful student is a team of passionate and dedicated educators.

We are seeking talented individuals to lead our schools, teach in our classrooms, support our students, and lead at the organizational level. We invite you to become a partner in our work. Please visit the links below to learn more about current opportunities.

School Year 24-25 Opportunities:

Teacher – Reading, Grades K-5 (Long-Term Substitute)

Teacher – Grade 1


A successful academic experience for every child.

We are a Boston Public School and an in-district, Horace Mann charter school offering an exceptional education in the Dudley neighborhood of Roxbury.

Founded in 2012 by BPE, in partnership with Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative, we serve 325 students in grades K1-5.

We form a PreK-12 neighborhood pathway with Dearborn STEM Academy.

Dudley Street School is designed to ensure a successful academic experience for every child, with an innovative school model that puts personalized student learning at the center of teaching.  We graduate resilient, hard-working scholars who are proficient readers, writers, problem solvers, and thinkers and we have organized our school to ensure each individual student reaches these goals.  Every graduate of our school will be on a path to college and career success.

We are a BPE Teaching Academy in which residents from Boston Teacher Residency partner with experienced teachers to deliver ambitious instruction in each classroom. Teachers have opportunities to observe one another’s work, receive feedback on their teaching, engage in cycles of inquiry, analyze data, reflect on practice, support and push each other to grow.

Key features of our school:

  • Dudley Street School forms a PreK-12 neighborhood pathway with Dearborn STEM Academy, which moved to a brand new state-of-the-art STEM facility in 2018.
  • Instructional Coaches lead a flexible and collaborative staffing model.
  • Our 4th and 5th grades employ a team teaching approach, allowing teachers to focus on either math or ELA in order to better serve students.
  • We have a dedicated Special Education and ESL teacher for each grade level team.
  • Our school day features more time for teaching and learning through an extended school day.
  • We offer strong socio-emotional support through Responsive Classroom curriculum and school partner agencies.
  • We maintain strong partnerships with community organizations and other schools in the Dudley neighborhood.
  • Family engagement opportunities include a literacy night and a math night in which parents can experience classroom instruction
  • Dudley street is now a Tier 1 school! Learn more here.

Read our successfully renewed charter application (July 2021).

Read our 2022-23 Annual Report

Read our 2021-22 Annual Report

Read our 2020-21 Annual Report

Read our 2019-20 Annual Report

Read our 2018-19 Annual Report

Looking for the State’s Annual Report Card? Click here.


Dudley Street Neighborhood Charter School

We are a Boston Public School and an in-district, Horace Mann charter school offering an exceptional education in the Dudley community of Roxbury.

Founded in 2012 by BPE, in partnership with Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative, we serve 325 scholars in grades K1-5.

We graduate resilient, hard-working scholars who are proficient readers, writers, problem solvers, and thinkers. We have organized our school to ensure each individual student reaches these goals. Every graduate of the Dudley Street School will be on a path to attend college and positively impact his or her community.



Students celebrate moving up a grade at Setp-Up Day
Students celebrate moving up a grade at Step-Up Day