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At DSST Public Schools, we believe that who you will become is just as important as what you will accomplish. That's why we focus on character development and rigorous academics in equal measure. So our graduates are ready to become the best versions of themselves — in college, careers and in life.

college
acceptance
To date, 100% of our students
have received acceptance
to a 4-year college.
Our students' SAT scores
rank among the
top
of schools in Colorado.
Our students have the lowest
rate of college remediation in
Denver.
DSST operates
OF THE
TOP
5
middle schools and
OF THE
TOP
8
high schools in Denver.
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Strength of character is the true measure of success.

Year after year, our schools are rated as the top middle and high schools in Denver. And our students stand out because our culture and shared values. A strong, supportive community gives students the confidence to take the lead -- their studies, athletics and activities, and personal passions. And the strength of character they develop sets them up for lifelong happiness and success.

Our Core Values

respect

Appreciating the value of a person or an object through your words, actions and attitude - treating people appropriately with common courtesy.

responsibility

Able to be trusted and or depended upon to complete tasks, follow directions and own up to your actions.

integrity

Being truthful, fair and trustworthy in your words and actions - doing as you say and saying as you do.

courage

Possessing confidence and resolve to take risks and make right decisions in the face of pressure and adverse or unfamiliar circumstances.

curiosity

Eager to learn, explore and question things to gain a deeper understanding.

doing your best

Putting your best effort into everything you do.

enrollment

We are an open enrollment network of charter schools in the Denver metro region.

careers

DSST is a sought-after destination for educators worldwide.

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