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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


  • 4/3/17 7:00 p.m. Jessica Lahey will discuss her book The Gift of Failure. Click here for more information.

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    • SENIORS……There are still 5 days left to apply for the Downingtown Community Scholarships. There are over 50 awards worth over $40,000. Applications can be found on Naviance on the colleges tab. See Mr. Jones if you have questions.


    • Attention Seniors:  Do you want an opportunity to speak at Graduation?  If so, please fill out the short application by clicking here.  If you need help with writing your speech, click here for more information.  The completed application can be submitted to Mrs. Tuerk in the main office or to your Guidance Counselor.


    • Attention Sophomores:  Do you want to serve as the WEST Student School Board Representative?  If so, fill out the attached application. Completed applications can be submitted to Mrs. Tuerk in the main office and interviews will be held in mid to late April.    


    • The annual Prom Dress Sale will be held on April 3 from 4-7 p.m. at Pulse Academy in Downingtown. All dresses are $25! 
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Graduation Announcements

  • ATTENTION SENIORS!  Cap and Gowns orders placed after March 20th may include a $10.00 late fee.  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".  The cost is $15.35 and includes sales tax.  This is now an obligation in order to graduate!

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