Downingtown High School West

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Welcome to Downingtown West High School, 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. 

    Visitors are asked to wear a mask and maintain social distance when entering the building.

    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

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  • Covid19

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    • January 31, 2021 - Course Selection Window Closes
    • February 1, 2021 - Return to Staggered Model
    • February 11, 2021 - Early Dismissal - Professional Development Day
    • February 12 - 15, 2021 - No School - Closed for President’s Weekend
    • February 23 & 24, 2021 - Virtual College Fair
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  • ATTENTION CLASS OF 2021!  Orders for Cap and Gown are now offered online. The cost for the Cap, Gown and tassel is $16.65 (includes sales tax). For more information use this link for Cap and Gown Information from Herff Jones. If you can borrow a cap and gown from the Class of 2015 or later, you would only need a tassel. These tassels will be provided by the Main Office and distribution will be determined at a later date. All Cap and Gown payments must be made 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, scroll to the bottom of the page
    ○ Click SHOP INDIVIDUAL PRODUCTS INCLUDING CAP AND GOWN and the cap and gown packages will appear

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