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PSAT / SAT Information: 


DRHS will offer a SAT Academy during Seminar. Students will be placed into Academy groups based on their SAT practice test. If students did not take the practice test, we will schedule according to previous test scores and grades. 

  • SAT Academy:   March 27, 29, 31 during Seminar 

Prom Ticket Purchasing: 

Please use the instructions from this link to purchase your Prom tickets this year. Prom will be held on April 1st at the Downtown Aquarium (700 Water St. Denver, 80211).

After Prom: 

This year After Prom is providing free busing from Dakota Ridge to Main Event for After Prom. Buses will run every half hour starting at 10:30pm and the last pick up at Main Event will run at 2:30am. Students who ride the bus will receive extra prize tickets.

Junior CMAS Testing: 

All DRHS Juniors will take the CMAS Science exam on Tuesday, April 4, 2023. Please click here to read more information about the exam: CMAS Flyer

The CMAS exam offers information about a student’s performance in the area of science, as well as gives us a snapshot of how Dakota Ridge is performing in this area compared to other schools. Dakota Ridge science teachers use the exam results to identify strengths and gaps in curriculum and instruction.

Juniors must arrive at DRHS by 7:15 AM on Tuesday, April 4 (Please note that this is an earlier start than the regularly scheduled Cardinal Day). Exams will conclude by 10:45 and students will attend regularly scheduled classes in the afternoon. Students will receive CMAS room assignments from their science or seminar teacher. The exam is conducted online; students must arrive in their testing rooms with their charged chromebooks.

DRHS Juniors who attend Warren Tech in the morning must arrive at DRHS by 11:30 on April 4 to take their CMAS exam, which will conclude by 2:45.

Please contact [email protected] with any questions.

April 12, 2023


Testing Day 


9th, 10th and 11th grade students will be taking the P/SAT on Wednesday, April 12th. 12th grade students will not attend school.


Students must arrive by 7:15 - Testing will begin at 7:30

Students Should Bring:

  • #2 Pencil.
  • Water Bottle.
  • Light Snack.

Important Updates:

  • Buses will run in the AM and drop off students - There will be no Buses in the afternoon.
  • Breakfast will be served in the AM - There will be no lunches served.

Estimated dismissal time without accommodations

  • 9th Grade:   11:00
  • 10th Grade: 11:15
  • 11th Grade: 11:15 

2022-2023 DRHS Shadow Days 

Dakota Ridge Shadow Days allow prospective students and a parent/guardian to experience the positive energy and academic rigor found throughout our high school. Please join us to hear about our school, ask questions and receive a school tour. For more details & dates, please review our Shadow Program Flyer.
**Note: The shadow days are typically for students who are still unsure about which high school they will attend next fall.

Yearbook Information: 



Yearbooks will be distributed on Monday, May 8, during Seminar to students who have pre-ordered a yearbook. Please note that any students with outstanding fees will not be allowed to pick up their yearbooks. Check your student's fee statement soon to ensure there are no unpaid fees.
Students who did not pre-order a yearbook but who would like to purchase one will be able to do so for $85 at the finance window after Yearbook Distribution. There will be a limited quantity of books available for sale.


Chromebook Repair

For Chromebook issues please use these troubleshooting steps to solve most problems. Students should bring their Chromebooks to the library if they need repair or the troubleshooting steps do not help. Please view more information about our Chromebook program here.

Summer Device Support

Families who need instructional, repair, or troubleshooting support for their student’s district-provided device this summer should visit Jeffco’s TechforED webpage and click on the Summer Device Support button for more information.

Jefferson County School District Announcements

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Lockheed-Martin Tutors

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Lockheed-Martin tutoring is back. Tutors are available every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday in the Counseling Office Career Center from 6:30-8:00 PM. No Sign-up necessary. Please arrive before 7:00 PM.


Dakota Ridge 

Enrollment For 

Next Year: 

Click on this: “Enrollment/Registration” link for more information. Contact Cindy Hollander with any questions.

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Securly:// App for Parents

The district is providing families with the ability to monitor and control their student’s internet and app activity on district devices at home using the free SecurlyHome app. While Jeffco Public Schools uses a Palo Alto firewall to monitor and filter activity and content for students when they are in school, Securly manages the filtering for school-issued devices when they are away from school.

Families will be able to block websites. For more information, use the links below.



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