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 
    8:15 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.

    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.

    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.

DSHS News

  • DSHS Students Recognized in National Merit Program

    Ten Dripping Springs High School seniors have garnered the recognition of Commended Student in the 2023 National Merit® Scholarship Program based on their performance on the 2021 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®). CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • DSHS Teacher Named Finalist for Central Texas Award

    Dripping Springs High School science teacher Chelsea Bivens has been named a 2022 Teaching Excellence Award finalist by the Phi Beta Kappa Alumni Association of Greater Austin. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • Record Eight Seniors Named National Merit Semifinalists

    A record eight Dripping Springs High School seniors have been named National Merit Semifinalists in the 68th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Semifinalists, who represent less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors, were the highest-scoring students on the 2021 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®). CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • DSHS Student Newspaper Earns Awards

    Dripping Springs High School’s student newspaper “The Paw Print” earned several awards at the Interscholastic League Press Conference (ILPC) for the 2021-22 school year. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • Homecoming Court, Event Schedule Announced

    Dripping Springs High School has announced the 2022 Homecoming Court. Seniors nominated for queen are Jesse Bookbinder, Emory Costello, Presley Dotson, Aibha Jennings, Rylie Jensen and Kate Tressler. King nominees are Ian Jones, Carter Larsen, James Lee and True Noonan Lamb. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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