New Student Information

The lottery selection is only the first step in the admissions process. There are the additional steps that your family must complete in order to have your student set up for success at DSST in the upcoming school year. Students and parents must attend orientation, your student attends summer school (below), and fall registration is required.




  • Annual Family Update/Registration (if not completed online) August 9-10
  • First Day of School: 8/16





Front desk: 303-524-6350 

Next Steps to Become Officially Enrolled at DSST

1. Participate in a family orientation. Orientations for DSST: Byers MS have now passed, please reach out to the school for information regarding make up dates.

2. Attend DSST’s summer school. Details about summer school will be provided during your orientation. New students are highly encouraged to attend summer school. 

3. Complete additional forms to verify enrollment for the 2018-19 school year. Please go to our Annual Family Update page for all the steps needed to complete this before August 6, 2018. We look forward to getting to know you and your family! Should you have questions about Orientation, please contact the school at 303-524-6350 or email Ms. Bustamante at

Click to download the DSST: Byers MS orientation packet!


Summer School

Who must attend: Welcome to the 2018-19 school year at DSST: Byers Middle School! As a reminder, attendance during Summer School is mandatory for all new incoming students. We are excited to have your child begin their path to college at DSST: Byers. Summer School is one of the most important program requirements that we have to facilitate our students’ transition to our middle school. Program success in middle school is a critical first step to ensure that 100% of students will be accepted into a 4-year college or university. 

Dates: TBD for the 2019-2020 school year

Times: 8:00 am to 11:45am

Location: DSST: Byers Middle School, 150 S. Pearl Street, Denver, CO 80209

Dress Code: Students must be in full DSST: Byers uniform during Summer School

***PLEASE NOTE: Dates for summer school have changed based on network decisions.  


Annual Family Update (Registration)

Our Annual Family Update page explains all of the steps needed to register your student for school for the 2018-2019 School Year.

These steps are required by both DPS and DSST to ensure your student’s information is accurate and up to date. Please complete all of these steps as soon as is convenient for you, and preferably no later than 8/6/2018. If you do not complete the online DPS Annual Family Update by 8/6/2018, you can come into your school’s Registration Event on August 9th or 10th and complete the paper Annual Family Update form.