• 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! 

Also, congratulations to all of DW's nominees for the Citadel Heart of Learning Award - Dana Clay, Suzanne Farnesi, Shelley Francies, and Karen Mapes!  


  • 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.

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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.