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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


    • Click here to view a copy of the Mid-Term Exam Schedule for 2016-2017.
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    • On January 16, 2017, in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, please join us in watching the critically acclaimed historical feature film, Selma.  The 2014 movie tells the story of the 1965 voting rights marches in segregated Alabama.  This event will include a brief community dialogue immediately following the film.  Please note this film is rated PG-13 and includes scenes that may not be suitable for children under the age of 13.  The film will be shown at Downingtown High School West in the Auditorium from 1:00-3:00 P.M.

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  • The 1:1 Device Mass Distribution is now complete.  

    • Technical Support Office Hours are now available in the West Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:45AM – 12:45PM
    • Students who changed from BYOD to District Device will receive their devices in mid-January. 
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Graduation Announcements

  • ATTENTION SENIORS!  There will be a representative from Herff Jones to measure and order cap and gowns for graduation during all lunches on Thursday, January 26th & Friday, January 27th. Please bring your check, cash or money order in the amount of $15.35. Herff Jones will be mailing home information over the holidays with all the details for ordering caps, gowns, grad announcements, etc.  Please don't miss this important information!

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  • Diploma Name Verification:

    SENIORS:  Name verification form for your diploma are now past due.  If you need another form, please see Mrs. Tuerk in the Main Office.

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