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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


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    • SENIORS……don’t forget to check the Naviance Scholarship tab for updated scholarship opportunities.


    • 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. 


    • 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! Donations are needed and should be dropped off at East, West or STEM by March 20. This sale not only helps students purchase a dress at a reasonable cost, but ALL proceeds offset prom expenses for students in need!
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    • Attention students in grades 9-11:  READY Day planning for 2017 will soon begin. If you wish to be on the planning committee, please apply by March 7th. Apps can be found on Schoology and in the Counseling Office.  If you are interested in serving as a mentor, applications will be available at the end of March.


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Graduation Announcements

  • ATTENTION SENIORS!  Cap and Gowns orders must be placed online no later than March 15th.  To order your 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.  Don't let this become an obligation in order to graduate!

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