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Byers Campus
150 S. Pearl St. 
Denver, CO 80205
7:30-10:00 OR 2:00-5:30
ALL students must register on one of these dates to fill out important paper work and receive their Chrome Books.  Note: Registration is at our old location at Byers. 


Morey Campus
840 E. 14th Ave.
Denver, CO 80218

Welcome to the first day of school at our new permanent location at Morey! We are so excited to see our returning students, and welcome our new students to the DSISD family!

Greeting/meet your teachers begins at 7:30. Auditorium DSISD 17-18 year kick-off presentation starts at 8:00.

17-18 DSISD Calendar is

17-18 DSISD Bell Schedule will be uploaded by end of June (school day is 8:05-3:37 Monday-Friday)


Parent Beginning of Year Reading

Developing Minds Ready for the Innovation Economy: Great Article on Why Schools Need to Change

School Supplies


  • Pens (Box)
  • #2 Pencils (Box)
  • 3″ binder with loose-leaf paper and folders or dividers to store handouts for up to 8 classes. OR a 5-subject notebook with pockets.
  • Water bottle for excursions
  • Multicolored Highlighters
  • Package of 4 Dry Erase Markers
  • Box of tissue

* Please expect some possible additional (minimal) purchases once students receive their syllabi from teachers. 


DSISD in the National Education News!!!

DSISD as National Model for Innoavtive and Rigorous Education See blog article HERE by Tom Vander Ark and Getting Smart about DSISD as a proof point for innovative education

Vander Ark Blog

National Blog Posts About DSISD and by DSISD Staffers

CBS 4 Story on DSISD Computer Science Programming

DSISD Student Voices on their Plans After High School 

Teacher Perspective on Transforming Classrooms

School Leader Perspective on School Design & Opening

10 Lessons in New School Design

How DSISD Continuously Improves: Student Voice

DSISD as National Model for Innoavtive and Rigorous Education See blog article HERE by Tom Vander Ark and Getting Smart about DSISD as a proof point for innovative education Technology and Computer Science Partnership Meet Five Opportunity by Design High Schools National Partneraship in Innovative School Design Colorado Takes Another Step Forward with a New School

9th, 10th, and 11th Grade Enrollment at DSISD (17-18 SY)

3 Ways to Choice in:
  • In Person: You can complete Choice paperwork in person at DSISD’s front office (3rd floor/ 150 South Pearl St.)
  • Through Parent Portal: Current DPS parents can enage in the Choice process through parent portal accounts. Parent Portal Choice information can be found here.

CHOICE Related QUESTIONS and Support:  Please call 720-424-2000, or email with questions related to Choice. If no ones answers, please leave a message with your contact info and your desire to engage in the Choice process at DSISD, and one of our team members will get back to you promptly.

Essential Resources for Students and Parents



DSISD Back to School Innovator Launch Night Parent 101 Presentation Personalized Learning Plan Parent (PLP) Tutorial (BASIC) Personalized Learning Plan Parent (PLP) Tutorial (Detailed) Infinite Campus (IC) Parent Portal Access & Information Naviance College and Career Planning DPS Counseling Wiki Page GT and High Potential Student Parent Support 

 Teacher Websites

 Honors Intro to Language & Composition (Mrs. Price)  Outdoor Leadership & Sustainability  (Ms. Goldstein)

Competency Education Resources

We have compiled a list of online resource to help you better understand DSISD’s competency education system.