• Congratulations to Downingtown West who received a Silver Medal ranking from US News and World Reports. 
    • West was ranked 1194 out of 4707 total schools who received a medal ranking. 
    • West was ranked 31 out of 690 total PA high schools.
    • West ranked in the top 3% of all high schools in the nation.
    • Click here to see the entire article on the web.

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  • DHS West was presented with the Governor's Award for Excellence in Education during a recent visit by the Secretary of Education to DASD. 

  • Congratulations to Mr. Matt McCloskey, West's Choral Director and recipient of this year’s Citadel Heart of Learning Award! 
  • DHS West scored a 93.3% in School Performance Profile. That puts us in the top 9% of all high schools in Pennsylvania! Congratulations Whippets!
  • ​​​Congratulations to Downingtown’s Indoor Drumline placing 1st in their division for a 3rd year in a row at the regional MAPPs competition on Saturday held at Coatesville's 9/10 Center.

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The Spring Keystone Exams will be held in May 2014.  Check back here for important information regarding the exams, schedules and important parent information.

*  For Spring Keystone Parent Information, click here.

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  • Junior Prom Ticket sales begin April 23rd in the cafeteria during all lunches. Click here​ to download a copy of the permission slip to be signed by parents/guardians in order to purchase prom tickets.  


  • DW Homes & School is hosting the Catalyst's SAT Bootcamp on April 26th and 27th from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm. Click here for more information.


  • Downingtown West is proud to support Muzzy’s Run to be held on April 26th.  For more information, click here.


  • The United Way of Chester County is pleased to bring one of the first color 5K races in Chester County to beautiful Caln Township on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at 2:00PM in Caln Township Park, Thorndale, PA.  DASD is proud to support this event.  Click here for more information.
  • Home and School needs your help!  Click here to find out how you can "Pay it Forward.

  • Important Graduation Dates for Seniors - click here for more information.