High School Information

8th Grade Transition to High School

As of September 2020...

  • Most high schools (DCSD and private) offer tours/shadow days. Contact schools directly for details


  • DCSD first round of open enrollment begins 11/2/20

  • Open enroll if your student wishes to attend a high school other than your assigned DCSD high school

  • Out-of-district students ARE NOT automatically enrolled into a high school and must take action to enroll in their local high school or open enroll in DCSD

  • Come learn about life at Regis Jesuit High School! On November 5th at 6:30 pm, RJHS will be hosting a virtual info night for 8th grade families. Meet our Director of Admissions, Paul Muller, and learn about a wide array of topics, including academics, athletics, transportation, and financial aid. There will be time for questions as well. We hope to see you there! Click HERE for more info on how to join.

  • Legend - Academic Programming Night - TBA


  • DCSD open enrollment window closes 12/1/2020

  • DCSD automatically rolls district students from PCK to DCSD high school (even if your student plans to attend a private high school)

  • December 3rd: Virtual information night for Douglas County High School, IB program 8th Grade Virtual IB Info Night Flyer (1).pdf


  • Registration/course selection - must attend Charter High School Night for Chaparral, Legend, or Ponderosa to receive registration/course packet. It seems as though these events will be virtual. Please continue to check each school's website for new information

  • Chaparral: Open House Video; Chaparral Showcase Invitation ; Welcome Letter with Timeline; Enrolling at Chaparral

  • Ponderosa Virtual Event: Thursday January 21 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm; please check their website for a link

  • Legend's virtual night will be held in February; however, they have sent the following documents: Avid Edge Academic

  • Select DCSD freshman classes and secure teacher approvals for math, English, Spanish, science and AP World Geography on student completed registration form (register for classes if attending a private school has NOT been confirmed)

  • Registration form must be returned to high schools per school instructions and timelines

  • DCSD second round of open enrollment begins January 22, 2021 thru August 2, 2021


  • Charter Night/Legend Begins: Wednesday, February 3rd. More details on these virtual nights to follow Legend's website. Legend states that students and parents will receive postcards in the mail, e-mail invitations, etc. prior to the event.


  • Parents confirm student’s high school placement to PCK registrar (DCSD and private)

  • Notify DCSD high school if not attending


  • PCK reconfirms high school placement for all graduating 8th graders

  • PCK Graduation at Parker Evangelical Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, May 25, 2021

  • Student’s DCSD schedule will be available on parent portal when ready

For further information, please contact your local high school or high school of interest. We will update and publish information on the MS website as it becomes available.