DREAM uses the following enrollment preferences:
• First preference will be given to returning students who attended DREAM in the prior school year.
• Second preference will be given to the siblings of returning students. "Siblings" shall mean two or more children that are related to each other by having the same father and/or mother, whether though biology or legal adoption.
• 50% of incoming Pre-K and Kindergarten seats will be reserved for students who reside in NYCHA Housing Community School District 4.
• Third preference will be given to students who reside in CSD4.
Students who do not receive a seat through the lottery process will be placed on a waitlist. DREAM fills open seats until January 31 each school year.