Dripping Springs High School

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  • Principal

    Angela Gamez 

    Address

    940 Highway 290 West 
    Dripping Springs, TX 78620

    Mailing Address

    P.O. Box 479
    Dripping Springs, TX  78620

    Phone

    Ph: 512.858.3100
    Ph: 512.465.6160
    Fx: 512.858.3198

    Summer Office Hours 

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

    Closed on Fridays during June and July except July 16

    Closed for the 4th of July holiday July 2-12

     

    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.

    Accreditation

    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 News

  • DSHS Graduate Places Fourth at National Speech and Debate Tournament

    Recent Dripping Springs High School graduate Jackson Kaiser captured a fourth-place finish in Extemporaneous Debate at the virtual National Speech and Debate Tournament. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • DSHS Students Earn a Record Number of CTE Certifications in 2020-2021

    A record number of students at Dripping Springs High School obtained industry and work-ready certifications through Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs in 2021. A total of 102 certifications have been earned in 14 areas, in spite of the challenges presented by pandemic learning. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • District Teachers of the Year Announced

    Dripping Springs ISD announced the district’s 2021 Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year at the May 24 Board of Trustees meeting. The DSISD Elementary Teacher of the Year is Kristen Northrup, second-grade teacher at Rooster Springs Elementary, and the DSISD Secondary Teacher of the Year is Micki Whitacre, Statistics/Algebra 2 teacher at Dripping Springs High School. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • Six DSHS Seniors Sign National Letters of Intent

    Six Dripping Springs High School senior student-athletes signed National Letters of Intent to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level: wrestlers JJ Guerrero and Christian Prehar, track athlete Audrey Williamson, basketball player Aidan Bailey, and baseball players Blake Bryant and Tyler Puls. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • Eight DSHS Soccer Players Earn All-State Recognition

    Eight Dripping Springs High School soccer players have been recognized as all-state performers by the Texas Association of Soccer Coaches. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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