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

  • Homecoming Update and Court

    The 2020 Dripping Springs High School Homecoming Court has been announced. CLICK HERE TO SEE COURT AS WELL AS OTHER DETAILS.

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  • Tiger Band Invited to Perform for TMEA

    The Dripping Springs High School Tiger Band, under the direction of Derek Woods, has been invited to perform for the 2021 TMEA (Texas Music Educators Association) Clinic/Convention, held virtually, Feb.11-13, 2021. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • FFA Students Qualify for, Place at Area LDE

    Dripping Springs High School students qualified in four events for FFA Area LDE (Leadership Development Event) based on their district finishes. Three of the teams placed among the top five in the area competition. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • Three Debaters Advance to Regional Finals; Kroll Is State Qualifier

    All three regional qualifiers from Dripping Springs High School advanced to the finals of the virtual UIL Region 13 Congress Tournament, making DSHS the only school in the region to accomplish that feat. Sophomore Lily Claire Kroll placed second overall and has qualified for the state tournament. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • DSHS Students Honored as AP Scholars

    Dripping Springs High School students performed extremely well on Advanced Placement (AP) exams administered in the spring of 2020, according to a report from the College Board, with many students honored as AP Scholars at various levels. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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