• Reminder: Monday February 20, 2017 will be a school day. This date is the first snow make-up date as listed on the 2016-2017 calendar approved by the School Board in 2015.

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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


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    • The Downingtown Library cordially invites Friends and Family of Downingtown West High School Art Students to an Artist's Reception on Thursday, February 16th from 4:00 - 6:00 pm at the Downingtown Library, 122 Wallace Avenue.  Light refreshments will be served.


    • SENIORS……don’t forget to check the Naviance Scholarship tab for updated scholarship opportunities.


    • The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery or ASVAB will be given on Thursday, March 2, at Downingtown West Campus from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. For more information, See Mrs. Wick in the Career Center. 
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    • Attention students in grades 9-11:  READY Day planning for 2017 will soon begin. If you wish to be on the planning committee, please apply by March 7th. Apps can be found on Schoology and in the Counseling Office.
    • If you are interested in serving as a mentor, applications will be available at the end of March.


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Graduation Announcements

  • ATTENTION SENIORS!  Herff Jones is now taking orders online for Cap and Gowns, graduation announcements, etc.  To order your Cap and Gown online, go to www.HerffJones.com 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.  

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