Dripping Springs High School

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  • Principal

    Angela Gamez 


    940 Highway 290 West 
    Dripping Springs, TX 78620

    Mailing Address

    P.O. Box 479
    Dripping Springs, TX  78620


    Ph: 512.858.3100
    Ph: 512.465.6160
    Fx: 512.858.3198

    Office Hours 

    8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

    School Hours

    9:00 a.m.-4:15 p.m

  • Welcome

    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.

    School Overview

    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.

    Portfolio Program

    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.


  • DSHS Students Named to TMEA All-Region Band

    Dripping Springs High School band students had a successful showing at the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) Region 18 auditions on Saturday, Dec. 4, at Akins High School in Austin. A total of 37 DSHS students were named to the Region 18 band with 15 of those students advancing to the TMEA area auditions in January. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • DSISD Holiday Concert Schedule

    Musical performing groups at Dripping Springs High School, Dripping Springs Middle School and Sycamore Springs Middle School have multiple concerts planned during the final two weeks of the fall semester. Admission is free and the general public is invited. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • Six DSHS Theatre Students Qualify for International Competition

    Students from the Dripping Springs High School theatre program attended the recent Texas Thespian State Festival in Grapevine, where they had the opportunity to participate in educational workshops and competition, and seniors auditioned and interviewed for scholarships. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • Nine DSHS Choir Students Advance to Area

    Nine Dripping Springs High School choir students qualified for the area round of the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) All-State auditions on Nov. 16 in Austin. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • DSHS Senior Advances to UIL Congress State Meet

    Dripping Springs High School senior Lizzie Galassini captured first place at the UIL Region 13 Congress Tournament to qualify for the UIL State Congress Meet. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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