DSST: Cole is an open-enrollment public school and part of Denver Public Schools. As such, all admissions to DSST are coordinated through the Denver Public Schools (DPS) lottery process. 

Round 1 of the DPS School of Choice lottery for the 2019-2020 school year will open on January 15th, 2019. School Choice forms will be electronically submitted through the DPS School of Choice website. Choosing DSST: Cole during the first round of the School Choice process gives families the best chance to get into our school.

Round 2 applications will be accepted at the front desk of DSST: Cole on a first come, first served basis. Should your student be interested in transferring mid-year, please first contact the front desk to find out about any openings.  

For more information about the process for selecting DSST: Cole for your student, please refer to the DPS Office of Choice and Enrollment website.

Post Enrollment Qualifications

DSST: Cole post-enrollment requirements include DSST Orientation in April, two-week Summer School for all students new to DSST, and fall DPS registration.