2024 Graduation Information/FAQs  

Contact Person

Rachel Parker, Activities Director


[email protected]

Mandatory Senior Graduation Meeting Slides

Cap and Gowns- 

You should have ordered your cap, gown, and tassel for the ceremony. If you still need to order please contact Jostens asap.  For questions about your Jostens order please email: [email protected] or call 303-985-0095.  

Cap, gowns, and cords will be distributed at graduation practice on May 15th. Cap and Gowns will NOT be distributed to students unless all of their Fees/Fines have been taken care of prior to graduation rehearsal.  Please do not wait until the last minute. 

Parade of Graduates- **New Tradition 

May 14th at 2:15    Seniors will go to their elementary school to walk the halls in their cap and 

gowns to celebrate with all of the elementary students. Students attending will receive their cap

           and gown on the 14th at noon. 

Graduation Rehearsal/Senior Picnic

May 15th        Graduation rehearsal 3:45 pm in the Large Gym. 

**Students must attend rehearsal if they plan to participate in the ceremony at Red Rocks. 

                        Cap/Gown distribution - 5:00 pm

                        Senior BBQ - 5:30 pm

                        Senior Sunset @ 6-9pm on the soccer field


Important Graduation Information - Please click on the following links

2024 Important Graduation Dates

            Graduation Agreement - Due no later than April 19th to main office
           Jeffco Senior Exit Survey- Due by May 3. Seniors must complete this survey in Naviance.

Letter from Principal

Graduation Itinerary

Ceremony Information 

Dakota Ridge High School Graduation will be at Red Rocks Amphitheater on Thursday, May 16, 2024 at 7:00pm. Doors open at 6pm. It will happen rain or shine. Small umbrellas are allowed as long as you do not block other attendee’s view, you may need to sit further up in the amphitheater if you use umbrellas so as not to block the view. Raincoats are preferred if possible. 

Parking Update- 

  • $12.50 in advance via AXS
  • $15 onsite – credit card only
  •  Here is a link to purchase parking- May 16th

ADA Seating and Parking Map 

ADA Seating, parking, and shuttle information

Live Streaming

Graduation will be live streamed for anyone who will not be able to attend in person. The Link will also be posted on the Dakota Ridge homepage the day of the event. 


Lifetouch is looking forward to capturing your Graduate’s image on May 16, 2024

Photographs from the event will be available for you 3-5 weeks after graduation.

Use the attached link to view and order your portraits.

Dakota Ridge High School:  





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