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2021-22 Is off to a great start!

Yesterday we were thrilled to welcome nearly 7,000 students in person at our 15 schools in Denver and Aurora. Masks could not hide the joy and excitement radiating from students and staff throughout our school communities. Check out a few highlights from the day below!





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...




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...