Welcome to Denton High School

Dedication, Honor, Success: We Are DHS
An International Baccalaureate World School

Denton High symbolizes the school district’s signature school with a strong heritage that has evolved over the years since the first Denton High opened in 1884. The Denton Bronco fan base includes thousands of proud graduates who are now physicians, artists, scientists, actors, math professors, athletes and other top professionals.

Denton High is an International Baccalaureate World School – one of only 50 IB high schools in Texas to offer this challenging academic curriculum. In other programs, students can explore a variety of interests through the school’s numerous extra-curricular activities in academics, fine arts and athletics.

Headlines

  • DHS earns 16 top-10 finishes at Texas State German Contest

    Denton High School accounted for 16 top-10 finishes and an eighth-place showing showing at the 33rd annual Texas State German Contest that was held at the Texas State University in San Marcos in February.

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  • DHS yearbook recognized among nation’s best by Jostens

    The Bronco, Denton High School’s yearbook, was recently recognized for overall excellence in the 2015 Look Book from Jostens. The Bronco was one of only 476 yearbooks selected from more than 3,000 high schools across the country.

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  • Denton students help test 3D pen prior to consumer version

    Students at Denton High School have been testing a new 3D pen, and soon their hard work will likely result in a product for consumers. Students have been providing feedback about the 3DFormer pen, which is now on Kickstarter for a commercial release.

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  • Student-led Alzheimer’s benefit concert set for April 4

    Denton High School sophomore Sophia Lin has organized an Alzheimer’s benefit concert at her school, with a special appearance by the reigning Miss Texas United States in an effort to raise funds and awareness to combat the disease.

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  • Denton High hosting Orchestra String Fling on April 7

    Denton High School will host its annual Orchestra String Fling at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, giving attendees a glimpse at about a dozen award-winning student orchestra groups. The event showcases orchestras for Denton High and its feeder elementary and middle schools.

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  • DHS UpStanders

    Here at DHS we have such wonderful students and staff that contribute to making our school both unique and a welcoming place to be. The DHS Up-Stander of the Month Program recognizes Broncos who are willing to take action for others and to stand up and contribute to make DHS and/or Denton a culture of caring.

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District Announcements & Info

  • Inclement Weather Policy: Denton ISD attempts to make inclement weather announcements no later than 6:30 a.m. when possible. Closing announcements are made on the district website and social media channels. For more information on the district's weather policy, click here.
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  • Information for New Families: Are you new to the district? Find out what school your child will attend with our School Finder tool before registering students new to Denton ISD with InfoSnap. Denton ISD is a fast-growth school district, and we're happy you chose to live within our boundaries!
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  • Braswell High School: Construction on Denton ISD's fourth comprehensive high school is currently underway in the eastern portion of the district. Dr. Ray Braswell High School will be located on the southeast corner of Navo Road and U.S. Highway 380 and is scheduled to open in time for the 2016-17 school year.
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  • Register for Lone Star TIA: Registration for Denton ISD's annual Lone Star TIA technology conference is now available. The conference will take place July 21 and 22 at Ryan High School and is free to attend for Denton ISD staff members.
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  • Secondary Grading Changes: Grading changes at secondary campuses were made at the start of the 2014-15 school year with a focus on meeting educational standards. Click here for more information about the secondary grading changes, including support materials and the district's framework.
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