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Welcome to Downingtown West High School, Home of the Whippets

Welcome to the DHS West website.
DHS West offers a diverse program of study. Our students 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. Click here to learn more about Downingtown West Campus.
Main Office Fax 610-269-1801
Attendance Fax 215-827-5693​
Guidance Fax 610-514-0279
Athletic Fax 610-514-0281


    • Click here to view a copy of the Mid-Term Exam Schedule for 2016-2017.
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    • The Downingtown EAST & WEST Counseling Departments will present “College?!—KEEP CALM & JOIN US!” on Wednesday, February 1, at 7 p.m. at our WEST Campus. For more information please visit the WEST website under School News.

    • The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery or ASVAB will be given on Thursday, March 2, at Downingtown West Campus from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. For more information, See Mrs. Wick in the Career Center. 

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  • The 1:1 Device Mass Distribution is now complete.  

    • Technical Support Office Hours are now available in the West Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:45AM – 12:45PM
    • Students who changed from BYOD to District Device will receive their devices in mid-January. 
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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 Thursday, January 26th & Friday, January 27th. Please bring your check, cash or money order in the amount of $15.35 (includes sales tax).  Herff Jones mailed home information on January 13th with all the details for ordering caps, gowns, grad announcements, etc.  Please don't miss this important information!  To order online, go to and enter "Downingtown Hs West", click on "Shop Cap & Gowns", then Graduation Products" at the top, scroll to the bottom of the page and click on "Shop Individual Products including Cap and Gown" and select, "The Basic Package".

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  • Diploma Name Verification:

    SENIORS:  Name verification form for your diploma are now past due.  If you need another form, please see Mrs. Tuerk in the Main Office.

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