New Students & Families


Front desk: 303-524-6354

Lili Chavez (Office Manager): 

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!

New Student Academy (required)  **

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. 

  • New Student Academy will be virtual on August 20th and 21st.

Annual Family Update (Registration)  (required) **

Annual Family Update will be available beginning July 27.

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. 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 Then, log in anytime between 8 a.m. July 27 through July 31st. All students must complete Annual Family Update in order to receive a lap top and charger.

Detailed instructions in English and Spanish

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

Back to School Social Event  (required)

Date: TBD

Come and meet our staff and learn about our school programming!  Get to know other students and receive your schedules!

First Day of School for Freshmen Only (required) - August 20th and 21st.

All students will return on Monday August 24th.


** = Subject to change based on CDC recommendations and guidelines.