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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


  • 4/3/17 7:00 p.m. Jessica Lahey will discuss her book The Gift of Failure. Click here for more information.

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    • SENIORS……don’t forget to check the Naviance Scholarship tab for updated scholarship opportunities.  Local Scholarships applications are live today on Naviance under the Scholarship tab. The deadline to apply is March 31, and applications should be returned to the Counseling Department!! 
    • Art Madness is on for tonight, Wednesday, March 15th from 6:00 - 8:00 PM in the West Café.  Join us to support the National Art Honors Society.  ($5 per child participating) 

    • The annual Prom Dress Sale will be held on April 3 from 4-7 p.m. at Pulse Academy in Downingtown. All dresses are $25! Donations are needed and should be dropped off at East, West or STEM by March 20. This sale not only helps students purchase a dress at a reasonable cost, but ALL proceeds offset prom expenses for students in need!
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Graduation Announcements

  • ATTENTION SENIORS!  Cap and Gowns orders placed after March 20th may include a $10.00 late fee.  To order online, go to and enter "Downingtown Hs West", click on "Shop Cap & Gowns", then Graduation Products" at the top, scroll to the bottom of the page and click on "Shop Individual Products including Cap and Gown" and select, "The Basic Package".  The cost is $15.35 and includes sales tax.  This is now an obligation in order to graduate!

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