Dripping Springs High School

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  • Principal

    Joe Burns


    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! We intend to provide 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 1,800 students. In recent years, approximately 93 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.


  • 2018-2019 DSHS PTSA Reflections Contest

    The National PTA Reflections program encourages students of all ages and abilities to explore and be involved in the arts. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • DSHS Theatre Department Presents "Rumors"

    The DSHS Theatre Department is excited to present the hilarious, fast-paced farce, Rumors by Neil Simon, October 26-28 and November 3-4 at the Dripping Springs High School Auditorium. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • Homecoming 2018

    The Dripping Springs High School 2018 Homecoming Court was announced last week and the annual parade and community pep rally are scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • DSHS Students Honored in National Merit Program

    Eighteen Dripping Springs High School seniors have been honored in the 64th annual National Merit program: National Merit semifinalist Reid Lohman and 17 students who have been recognized as “Commended." CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • DSHS Debater is Academic All-American

    Dripping Springs High School senior Max Bibeau has been selected as an Academic All-American by the National Speech and Debate Association. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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