Downingtown High School West

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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 from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday thru Friday. 

    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


    • September 15 - 2 HR Early Dismissal for Professional Development
    • September 16 - School Closed - Yom Kippur
    • September 24 - Homecoming Game - 7:00 pm
    • September 25 - Homecoming Dance - 7:00 pm
    • October 21 - East / West Game Bonfire - 7:00 pm
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  • 2021-22 Reopening Information

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  • Attention Class of 2022!  Additional Senior Portrait appointments are available now! If your appointment was canceled due to the weather emergency, you have been rescheduled for the same time on Sept. 15th.  Information regarding scheduling your appointment should have been emailed to you and mailed to your home address by Prestige Portraits. Portrait appointments are available September 15.  PLEASE NOTE: September portrait sessions will take place in the Auditorium.  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.  We encourage you to get your portrait taken as soon as possible to ensure its inclusion in the 2022 yearbook.

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  • Diploma Name Verification:

    REMINDERS TO CLASS OF 22:   Please complete the Diploma Name Verification form no later than Friday, September 17, 2021 to acknowledge exactly how your student’s name should appear on the Class of 2022 diploma.   If you choose, your diploma name verification can be emailed to


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