• The District 1 Semi-Final Football game, originally scheduled for Friday November 16 at North Penn High School has been moved to Downingtown West High School.  Your Downingtown West Whippets will take on North Penn at home; kickoff is set for 7:00 pm.  We hope to see lots of student support for our Whippets! Go WEST!!   

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  • Tonight’s DHS West’s post season football game will be played tonight in Kottmeyer Stadium. 

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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.
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    Guidance Fax 610-514-0279
    Athletic Fax 610-514-0281



    • November 9 & 10 - Stage West Performance - 7:00 pm Auditorium
    • November 14 - 1st MP report cards available
    • November 14 - Jostens Representatives for Class Ring Orders - 5-7 pm - Main Lobby
    • November 15 - Art Madness - 6:30 - 8:30 pm in Cafeteria
    • November 20 - Powderpuff Game - 7:00 pm @ Kottmeyer Stadium
    • November 21-26 - No School - Closed for Thanksgiving Recess
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Graduation Announcements

  • Cap and Gown Information:

    Attention Seniors: Cap and Gown information will be mailed home in January 2019 and a Herff Jones representative will be available in the Cafeteria for measurements and orders on Thursday, January 17th and Friday, January 18th. Orders must be placed 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).

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