Downingtown High School East

Welcome to Downingtown High School East

DHS East offers a diverse program of study. Students at Downingtown are involved in academics at all levels. Academic, AP, Honors, Basic, Business Education, Industrial Arts Technology and Vocational-Technical courses are offered throughout our program.

                      School Telephone:  (610)363-6400

                        Main Office Fax:  (610)903-1047

                    Counseling Office Fax: (610)903-1042

School News

Student Achievement


  • Course Selection Evening will be held at Downingtown East on Tuesday, February 7th from 7pm to 9pm beginning in the Auditorium and ending in the Cafeteria. This program will provide informaiton about courses for next year for students in grades 8th through 11th. Students and parents will be given the opportunity to speak with administrators, teachers, and counselors about the course selection process.

    Please click here for detailed information regarding course selection

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  • Cougar Cabaret Night! Friday, February 17th at 7pm - $5 Admission. Purchase tickets at by January 31st. Prizes will be raffled off to the audience. Broadway Pop/DEHS Artists/Fun-Filled Night! Click here for flyer

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  • Princess Breakfast! The students and parents of the Downingtown East Theatre Department are getting ready to present the Princess Breakfast 2017 fundraiser on Saturday, January 21st at 8am and 10:30AM. Just like last year, it will feature a dozen students playing familiar princesses, greeting kids, signing autographs, posing for pictures, singing songs and encouraging the consumption of breakfast pastries and sausages. There will be coffee for the adults also! Tickets will go on sale on Saturday, January 7th, 9am at 

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  • 2017-2018 Program of Study for DHS East
    Click here to access the Program of Study

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Graduation Announcements

  • ATTENTION SENIORS!  There will be a representative from Herff Jones to measure and order cap and gowns for graduation during all lunches on Tuesday and Wednesday, January 24th & 25th. Please bring your check, cash or money order in the amount of $15.35. Please be on the look-out for the letter from Herff Jones with all the details for ordering caps and gowns. Packets to order grad announcements, etc. will be given out in homerooms on Wednesday and Thursday, January 11th & 12th.

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  • ATTENTION SENIORS…….the Cecil Tate Scholarship has been added to Naviance under the Scholarship tab. This scholarship is for special education seniors enrolled in either IU or district-run classes. The deadline is March 17th. Check the Scholarship tab frequently for new additions!

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Morning Announcements