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

    Office Hours 

    Monday-Friday
    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.

    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 Students Named to All-Region Choir

    The Dripping Springs High School choir recorded strong performances in the first round of the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) All-State Choir auditions on Saturday, Oct. 9, at Bowie High School in Austin. CLICK HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • AP Scholars Announced

    Dripping Springs High School students performed extremely well on Advanced Placement (AP) exams administered in the spring of 2021, according to a report from the College Board. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • Students Recognized in the National Merit Program

    In addition to the National Merit semifinalist and 13 Commended Scholars who were previously announced, several other Dripping Springs High School students have been recognized by the College Board as part of the annual National Merit program. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • Thirteen Seniors Named Commended Scholars in National Merit Program

    The Dripping Springs High School senior class was well-represented on the list of Commended Scholars in the 67th annual National Merit Scholarship program. Commended Scholars are among the 50,000 high scorers of more than 1.5 million students nationally who took the PSAT/NMSQT. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • DSHS Senior Named National Merit Semifinalist

    Dripping Springs High School senior James Mihic has been named a National Merit Semifinalist in the 67th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Semifinalists represent less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors, and were the highest-scoring students on the 2020 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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