New Students & Families

Congratulations and welcome to DSST: Stapleton Middle School! We are so excited to have you and your family join our community! Please see the information below to officially become a Knight!

WELCOME NEW KNIGHTS TO DSST: STAPLETON MIDDLE SCHOOL!

 

IMPORTANT UPCOMING DATES

  • New Student Academyl: June 17 - June 27 
  • Registration: Online - dates coming soon!
  • First Day of School: Thursday, August 15

 

RESOURCES

 

QUESTIONS? CONTACT US!

Front desk: 303-524-6380

Leonardo Ruiz (Office Manager): Leonardo.Ruiz@scienceandtech.org

Family Orientation

Tuesday, May 7th or Thursday, May 9th from 6:00p to 7:30p @ DSST: Stapleton Middle School (2000 Valentia Street, Denver, CO, 80238)

Orientation will cover vital information, including key foundations of our program for both students and families, guidance and support for the steps in the enrollment process, and provide students a space to begin to build our community. We encourage all families to attend the orientation as it will be interactive and will give families the opportunity to meet a large number of teachers and staff. 

 

New Student Academy

Incoming 6th graders are strongly encouraged to attend summer school. 

We realize that DSST is a big change from the traditional public school experience, so we want to make sure our newest students are prepared for the school year. New Student Academy will be from Monday, June 17th to Thursday, June 27th from 8:00am to 11:30am. Students will need to be in full uniform during summer school. More details and the school supply list will be provided at orientation.

We hope that by the time the school year begins, our new students will feel a part of the community and know the "ins-and-outs" of DSST!

 

Uniforms

More information coming soon!

We believe uniforms foster unity and community. We want our students to focus on what truly counts— the content of their character and not necessarily what clothes they have on.  Your orientation pack will explain dress code, uniform options, and ordering via our vendor. 

 

Registration  

Online Only (alternatives available for those who need technology access)—Dates to be announced

All families (new and returning) are required to complete registration forms. Families will be verifying all information on file, paying or setting up a plan for student fees, and will also be asked to bring the following:

  • Updated immunizations
  • If applicable: Athletic physicals
  • If applicable: legal paperwork outlining custody agreements, name changes, etc.

 

New Student Academy FAQs

1. Our summer plans coincide with the New Student Academy. What do we need to do in order to ensure that my child does not lose his/her spot? 

We understand that summer vacations are sometimes planned many months in advance. If you find that your student will not be able to attend New Student Academy, please contact our school director, Dan Sullivan at daniel.sullivan@scienceandtech.org to make arrangements. 

2. Are students required to wear uniforms during New Student Academy? 

Yes. Students are required to wear uniforms and abide by the dress code - you will learn more about this and the ordering process at orientation,

3. Is transportation available during New Student Academy? 

No, unfortunately transportation is not available during summer school. Many of our students use RTD to ride to and from school both during summer school and the school year. 

4. Will interventions (college prep,refocus, and mandatory tutoring) be served during New Student Academy?

Yes. Interventions will be served during summer school. You will receive a phone call to notify you if your child will have to stay after school to serve an intervention. 

5. Will lunch be provided during New student Academy? 

No. Lunch will not be provided during summer school. Breakfast; however, will be provided to students.