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 on Commended Scholar List in National Merit Program

    Eleven Dripping Springs High School seniors have been recognized as Commended Scholars in the 66th annual National Merit program. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • Athletics Moves to Online Ticketing

    The DSISD Athletic Department will be using online ticketing only for events this year. Tickets will be available for purchase at dsisdtx.us/athletics, using the "Ticket Information" tab, then clicking on "Online Ticket Purchase." Because of UIL limits on capacity, seating at Tiger Stadium and the DSHS gyms will be limited. Tickets can be printed or saved on a phone to be scanned at the gate upon arrival. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • DSHS Senior Named National Merit Semifinalist

    Dripping Springs High School senior Mitchell Bockelman has been selected as a National Merit semifinalist in the 66th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • Athletics Letter Regarding Capacity of Football Games

    As stated in UIL guidelines, as of August 20, 2020, we are restricted to 50 percent capacity at sporting venues. Atletic Director Galen Zimmerman shares an overview of how that will impact varisy football games. More information, such as game protocols, ticketing and video-streaming availability, will be shared at a later time. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • Immunization Reminder

    Students attending Texas public schools must be in compliance with state immunization laws in order to start school on Tuesday, August 18th. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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