New Students & Families

Important Dates

  • Orientation: May 11th, 2021 5:00-6:00pm, May 17th, 2021 5:00-6:00pm
  • New Student Academy: TBD
  • Annual Family Update: Early Bird opens on April 26th, 2021
  • First Day of School: Wednesday August 18th, 2021





Front desk: 303-524-6354

Lili Chavez (Office Manager): 

Welcome new Dragons to DSST: Cole! Due to the ongoing changing nature of our society and our ability to host gatherings, the dates below may change. We will post updates on our website and send out family communications accordingly. Thank you!

Virtual Orientation (required)

Orientation will provide vital information for both students and families about the upcoming years at DSST: Cole HS. It will provide guidance and support for the next steps in the enrollment process and provide a space for students and families to begin building our community.

  • Tuesday May 11th 5:00-6:00pm

  • Monday May 17th 5:00-6:00pm

New Student Academy   

New Student Academy is a unique, meaningful opportunity for new-to-DSST students to meet their new classmates and staff members, build community, and learn the ropes of DSST. Attending New Student Academy is the best way to prepare for the start of the school year, and it is required for all new-to-DSST students.

  • We will be sending more information about New Student Academy.

Annual Family Update (Registration)

All information for current students must be verified with DPS every year. We will not have paper copies this year, it must be completed online. Early Bird window will open on April 26th, 2021.  Annual Family Update can only be completed by the parent/guardian listed in the primary household of the student record. Parents/guardians must have an active DPS Parent Portal account; check for an active account or create an account at All students must complete Annual Family Update in order to receive a laptop and charger.

You will need:

  • Copy of birth certificate
  • Proof of Address (if it has changed)
  • Immunizations
  • Physical if playing sports