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Welcome to Downingtown High School West , Home of the Whippets

  •  Welcome to the DHS West website.

    The Main Office at West is open during the Summer from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, Monday thru Thursday. 

    The Main Office is closed on Fridays during the summer as follows:  7/30 and 8/6  

    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


    • August 16 - 9th Grade and New Student Picnic - 6:00 pm
    • August 30 - First Student Day of 2021-2022 School Year
    • August 31 - Student Picture Day
    • September 6 - School Closed - Labor Day Recess
    • September 9 - Back to School Night - 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • September 15 - 2 HR Early Dismissal for Professional Development
    • September 16 - School Closed - Yom Kippur
    • September 22 - Homecoming Bonfire - 7:00 pm
    • September 24 - Homecoming Game - 7:00 pm
    • September 25 - Homecoming Dance - 7:00 pm
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  • 2021-22 Reopening Information

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  • Attention Class of 2022! Senior Portraits are being scheduled for mid-June.  Appointments are available on 6/15, 6/16, 6/18, 6/21, and 6/25 from 9am-3pm at West.  Visit to schedule your appointment by using the appointment code mailed to your home address OR searching by city/state if you do not have your code.  If you are unable to schedule during the 6/15-6/25 window, you can make an appointment at a Prestige studio or wait for makeup appointment availability in August.  We encourage you to get your portrait taken as soon as possible to ensure its inclusion in the 2022 yearbook.

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