Downingtown High School West

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Downingtown High School West Virtual Graduation Ceremony

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Welcome to Downingtown West High School, Home of the Whippets

  •  Welcome to the DHS West website.

    The Main Office at West is open from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday thru Friday. 

    Visitors are asked to contact the Main Office prior to arriving at the building.

    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 our school.

    Main Office Fax 610-269-1801
    Attendance Fax 215-827-5693​
    Guidance Fax 610-514-0279
    Athletic Fax 610-514-0281

School News


    • 9/14 - Deadline for ACT 10 omission for Class of 2021 and Class of 2022
    • 9/16 - 2 Hour Early Dismissal
    • 9/18 - Deadline for NHS Applications and Officer Ballots
    • 9/28 - School Closed for Yom Kippur
    • 9/30 - Extended Deadline for Registration Verification
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  • ATTENTION SENIOR PARENTS!  If you missed out on Senior Portraits in July, please contact Lifetouch at 1-800-445-1189 or to be scheduled for a date in October. 

    Please remember your student WILL NOT appear in the 2021 Yearbook with the Class of 2021 if a senior portrait isn't done! 

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  • The STEM Academy is partnering with PHEAA (PA Higher Education Assistance Agency) and the University of Notre Dame to host a Virtual Financial Aid Night. The presentation will take place on Tuesday, September 15th at 6 PM.

    Please click below to play this video: 

    Live Stream Link

    The presentation will be live on Youtube followed by a live Q & A session using Padlet. 

    Link to post questions

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