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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


    • Attention Seniors:  Do you want an opportunity to speak at Graduation?  If so, please fill out the short application by clicking here.  If you need help with writing your speech, click here for more information.  The deadline has been extended until this Wednesday, April 26th and completed application can be submitted to Mrs. Tuerk in the main office.


    • Biology Keystone Review classes will run on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting April 4th and ending May 11th.  For a copy of the schedule, click here.


    • Math Keystone Review classes will run on Mondays and Thursdays starting April 20th and ending May 15th.  For a copy of the schedule, click here.


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    • Keystone Testing will begin on Tuesday, May 16th and end on Thursday, May 18th using a modified bell schedule.  Student classroom assignments will be posted the Friday prior to exams.  A copy of the modified bell schedule can be viewed here.
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    • Click here to view a copy of the Final Exam Schedule for 2016-2017.
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Graduation Announcements

  • Click below to view a copy of the Senior Exam Schedule along with the activity calendar:

    Senior Exams and Activity Calendar

    Click below to view a copy of the Graduation Ticket letter that will be mailed home this week:

    Graduation Letter April 2017

    Need Handicapped Parking and/or Seating?  Click here to download a copy of the special request form.

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  • Senior Prom tickets will be going on sale May 1st through May 5th.  Information has been posted on Schoology and a copy is available here along with the Prom Permission Form.

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  • ATTENTION SENIORS!  Cap and Gowns orders placed after April 11th will 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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  • DHS - West Graduation videos for sale

    Capture you graduate’s big day.  Orders are now being taken for full length Graduation Ceremonies.   Videos are digitized from the professional videos taken at the ceremonies.  A full color DVD of your child's graduation is $20. A Blu-Ray version is available for $25.  To order your video of this special day, click here.

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