940 Highway 290 West
Dripping Springs, TX 78620
P.O. Box 479
Dripping Springs, TX 78620
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
*Closed on Fridays during June and July
*Closed for the 4th of July holiday June 26-July 6
9:00 a.m.-4:15 p.m
Welcome to Dripping Springs High School! Please enjoy our website that includes information about the community, the curriculum, and extracurricular activities. We look forward to you visiting our community and dropping by our campus to observe the quality environment created by the staff at Dripping Springs High School.
Located in Hays County, approximately 20 miles west of Austin, Dripping Springs is often referred to as the "Gateway to the Texas Hill Country."
Dripping Springs High School is a comprehensive public high school consisting of Grades 9, 10, 11, and 12. The enrollment is approximately 2,150 students. In recent years, approximately 94 percent of students have indicated plans to attend either a two-year or four-year post-secondary institution.
Dripping Springs High School is fully accredited by the Texas Education Agency and is rated as a Recognized High School by the Texas Education Agency on the Academic Excellence Indicator System.
Dripping Springs High School was the first in Texas to implement a portfolio program for the purpose of measuring student success and preparation for real world endeavors. Dripping Springs High School’s Pride in Portfolio Program has built a new way to make its students ready for the post-high school world.
A total of 19 seniors from the Dripping Springs High School Health Science Academy passed health science certification exams for personal trainer, pharmacy technician, and medical assistant. This is the highest number of certifications earned since DSHS began offering this opportunity. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.
Dripping Springs Education Foundation recently awarded three Student Leadership Grants to outstanding projects designed to foster the development of students' leadership skills through their efforts to serve their school, community, or others in the world around them. Spring 2020 recipients were high school students Karsten Bobb (relaxation room) and Kaylin Whitaker (therapy dogs during finals week), and the Sycamore Springs Middle School PALS program. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.
Of the 12 nominations received by the Dripping Springs High School production of "Anything Goes," DSHS won three Heller Awards for Young Artists (formerly known as Greater Austin High School Musical Theatre Awards). Katie Haberman was selected as Best Actress in a Leading Role for her portrayal of Reno Sweeney, and DSHS was recognized for Best Lighting Design and Best Direction. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.