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 Senior Campbell Melton Places Seventh at State UIL Congress Event

    Dripping Springs High School senior Campbell Melton placed seventh at the 5A UIL State Congress contest held at the University of Texas and the Texas State Capitol building on Jan. 14-15. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • Tiger Swim Teams Successful at District Meet

    The Dripping Springs High School swim teams were successful at the District 20-5A meet, with the boys capturing the district title and the girls placing second. In addition, multiple Tigers have qualified for regional competition. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • Two Selected as All-State Band Members

    Dripping Springs High School senior Johnny Dollard (trumpet) and junior Drew Wilson (alto sax) have been selected to the 2020 Texas All-State Band. All-State is the highest honor a Texas music student can receive; only the top 2.6 percent of nearly 67,000 musicians who initially audition earn all-state recognition. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • PTA Reflection Honors Announced

    The creative work of many Dripping Springs ISD students entered in the annual PTA Reflections program was recently evaluated based on artistic merit, creativity, mastery of the medium, and interpretation of the theme. Many students received district-level honors and the work of 15 students was selected to move on to the 2020 Texas PTA “Reflections” State Contest. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • Statesman Honors Current and Past Tiger Student-Athletes

    Dripping Springs High School athletes were named to the Austin American-Statesman's 2019 fall sports All-Central Texas teams. In addition, several were included in the Statesman's "Best of the 2010s" all-decade teams. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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