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 

    8:15 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 9-12. The enrollment is approximately 2,335 students. In recent years, approximately 95 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.

    Senior Showcase 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.


  • Three Tiger Band Members Named All-State

    Three members of the Dripping Springs High School Tiger Band were selected to the Texas Music Educators Association All-State Band on Saturday, Jan. 7, at Westlake High School.

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  • DSHS Junior Selected to All-State Choir

    Dripping Springs High School junior Colin Tuohy was named to the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) All-State Choir after placing first as a Tenor 1 at the TMEA Area Choir Auditions on Saturday, Jan. 7, at Reagan High School in San Antonio.

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  • Six HOSA Students Qualify for State Competition

    Six Dripping Springs High School Health Science students qualified for the Texas HOSA State Leadership Conference following their performances on an online test to begin the 2022-23 competition season.

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  • DSHS Students Named to All-Region Band

    Dripping Springs High School band students had a strong showing at the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) Region 18 auditions last week at Akins High School in Austin. A total of 41 DSHS students were named to the Region 18 band with 18 of those students advancing to the TMEA area auditions next month.

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  • Eight DSHS Choir Students Qualify for Area

    Eight Dripping Springs High School choir students qualified for the area round of the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) auditions on Tuesday, Nov. 15 in Austin.

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