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 Honored by Special Olympics

    Dripping Springs High School has been recognized by Special Olympics as a National Banner Unified Champions School, one of only five schools in the state of Texas to be so honored. On Friday, DSHS will be presented with the banner from Special Olympics CEO Tim Martin during a pep rally that starts at noon. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • DSHS Debate Program Honored

    The Dripping Springs High School speech and debate program has received special recognition from the National Speech and Debate Association, earning membership in the prestigious "100 Club." CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • PTA Reflections Contest

    Each year “Reflections,” a national PTA program, honors artistic students by offering an opportunity to submit original creative works in six categories. CLICK HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • Students Named as Commended Scholars in National Merit Program

    Fifteen Dripping Springs High School seniors have been recognized as Commended Scholars in the 65th annual National Merit program. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • Four Named as National Merit Semifinalists

    Four Dripping Springs High School seniors have been selected as National Merit semifinalists in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program: Johnny Dollard, Cameron Duran, Christopher Gearing, and Jessica Heintz. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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