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


  • Kindness Challenge checklist for grades 6 and up

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    • January 16, 17, 18 and 19 – Mid Term Exams
    • January 17 – Two Hour Early Dismissal
    • January 22 – End of 2nd Marking Period/1st Semester
    • January 23 – Course Selection night – 6:30 pm AUD/Cafeteria
    • January 25 & 26 – Class of 2018 Cap and Gown Ordering – Cafeteria during all lunches
    • January 29 - An Artist's Reception - 6:00 - 8:00 pm - Downingtown Library on Wallace Avenue
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Graduation Announcements

  • Cap and Gown Information:

    Congratulations to the Class of 2018!  It's time to celebrate your Graduation!  Soon you should be receiving information regarding Cap and Gown and Graduation Announcement orders.  All orders must be placed online at  Type in "Downingtown 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.  The cost for a Cap and Gown is $15.85 for a basic package which includes cap, gown and tassel.  If you can borrow a cap and gown from last year's graduation class, you would only need to order a tassel for $6.95.  

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  • Lifetouch:  For questions regarding portraits and packages, please contact Lifetouch at 800-445-1189 or

    Herff Jones:  For questions regarding yearbooks, cap and gowns and graduation announcements, please contact Herff Jones at or



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