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


  • August 14 - First Day for Fall Sports

    August 22 - 9th Grade Picnic at 6:00 pm

    August 23 - Senior Parking Permit Sales begin

    August 24/25 - New Student Orientation days (Self-Guided Tours) - 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

    August 28 - First Student Day

    August 29 - Picture Day

    September 7 - Back to School Night - 6:30 pm

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Graduation Announcements

  • ATTENTION SENIOR PARENTS! The last makeup day for senior portraits will be on Thursday, September 21st. If your senior did not have his/her senior portrait taken, please contact Lifetouch at 800-445-1189.  If your son or daughter does not have his/her portrait taken, he/she WILL NOT APPEAR IN THE 2018 YEARBOOK with the Class of 2018!

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  • Diploma Name Verification:

    SENIORS:  Name verification forms for diplomas were mailed home with your summer back to school mailing.  Please return these forms to the Main Office by Friday, September 15th.  If you need another form, please see Mrs. Tuerk in the Main Office.

    ACT 10 Letter:

    If you wish to be removed from the military recruiters listing, please return your signed Act 10 letters to the Main Office no later than Friday, September 15th.

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  • DHS - West Graduation videos still available!  DVDs are $20 and Blu-Rays are $25.  To order your video, click here.

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