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Trimester 1 Family Survey Results

DSST has always believed that families are our greatest partners in our mission of ending educational inequity in urban education, and that family voice matters. As we have navigated this year with learning happening mostly at home, this is more true than ever before.  In December,  DSST...


Navigating the DPS School Choice Process

In Denver, any student who wants to attend a school other than their neighborhood school can take part in School Choice; and Round 1 of the SchoolChoice window opens on January 15! Denver families will have from January 15 until February 16 to submit their SchoolChoice form on the DPS School...


DSST's Top 10 of 2020

We made it! As historic 2020 comes to a close, we’re reflecting on the numerous high points and bright spots seen across our network and our larger community. From finding innovative ways to support our community, to celebrating our students’ vast achievements and offering different ways to...




A Warm Welcome Back To Our Center Programs

While delayed a day thanks to the early wintry weather, Center Programs across the DSST network reopened on October 27 with great excitement! Here are just a few snapshots of Center Program joy throughout the network! 


Support DSST This Colorado Gives Day

SUPPORT DSST ON COLORADO GIVES DAY & TRANSFORM URBAN PUBLIC EDUCATION - December 8, 2020.

DSST is a “home-away-from home” for the 7,000 students and 800 staff members in our network. We are a family. And like a family, we are committed to making our home a safe and supportive place where our...


DPS Board Votes Against #1 School In Denver

After months of community turnout and parent pleas to the district, I am reaching out today with the disappointing news that the DPS Board of Education has voted against the opening of a DSST High School @ Noel for the 21-22 school year. While they have voted YES in favor of their resolution...


ICYMI: DSST’s College Fair Highlights!

In the midst of the big reopening news, let’s not forget the awesome virtual College Fair that juniors and seniors across the network attended on September 25. Nearly 100 colleges from around the world were in attendance, ready to share information about their schools and answer the many astute...