Downingtown High School West

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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 our school.
    Main Office Fax 610-269-1801
    Attendance Fax 215-827-5693?
    Guidance Fax 610-514-0279
    Athletic Fax 610-514-0281


    • March 10 - Daylight Savings Time
    • March 13 - 2 HR Early Dismissal
    • March 13 - Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) at 7:30 am in the Library
    • March 14 – Art Madness – 6:30 – 8:30 pm in Cafeteria
    • March 28 - 30 - West Musical, Little Shop of Horrors - Auditorium 7:30 pm
    • March 29 - End of 3rd Marking Period
    • March 31 - West Musical, Little Shop of Horrors - Auditorium 2:00 pm
    • April 4-9 - Junior Prom Tickets go on sale in the Cafeteria during all lunches
    • April 11 - 3rd MP Report Cards Available 
    • April 25 – Living Arts Reception – 6:30 – 8:30 pm in Wagner Gym
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Graduation Announcements

  • Attention Seniors: 

    • Cap and Gown Information: All Cap and Gown orders must be placed online as follows:
      • Go to ; Type in DOWNINGTOWN HS WEST in the box at the top of the page to find your school; Click SHOP GRAD PRODUCTS and the cap and gown packages will appear
      • All orders must be placed online no later than April 2019 or they will become an obligation.  The cost for the Cap, Gown and tassel is $15.85 (includes sales tax).  You can also use a gown from a sibling who graduated between 2015 and 2018.
      • For more information on cap and gown ordering, please click here.
    • SENIORS….Local scholarships will be available on Naviance starting March 1st and the deadline to apply is March 31st.  To be notified of scholarship updates, text @westschol to 81010 on the Remind app.  Don’t forget to check other Scholarship opportunities on Naviance!
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