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 Tiger Cry Yearbook Honored

    The Dripping Springs High School 2019 Tiger Cry yearbook recently received another honor to its recognition list. The American Scholastic Press Association has awarded the Tiger Cry a "First Place" designation. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • FFA Students Advance to Regional and State Events

    Dripping Springs High School students competing in Leadership Development Events (LDEs) through the FFA were successful this fall, including one group that won a state title. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • Fifteen Band Students Qualify for Area Auditions

    Fifteen Dripping Springs High School band students have qualified for Area auditions, and will have the opportunity to compete for a spot on the All-State Band on Jan. 11. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • All-District Accolades Announced for DSHS Volleyball, Football Teams

    Numerous members of the Dripping Springs High School volleyball and football teams were honored with all-district honors for their performances during the 2019 season. Both teams were undefeated district champions and were well represented on the 25-5A (volleyball) and 12-5A Division I (football) all-district lists. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • DSHS Students Recognized as AP Scholars

    Dripping Springs High School students performed extremely well on Advanced Placement (AP) exams administered in the spring of 2019, according to a report from the College Board. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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