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.

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  • Thanks for the memories

    Denton HS staff and students took to twitter yesterday to share their favorite memories from the school year. We used the #dentonchat hashtag to share all the reasons we love our Bronco nation. You can view the tweets here.

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  • Registration for high school summer classes lasts until June 10

    Registration for Denton ISD’s summer school program for high school students is currently open and will last until June 10, offering students the ability to earn course credits for advancement or retrieval.

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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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  • Bronco students achieving great things.

    Each week Broncos participate in sports, dance, UIL, band, art, and a variety of other events. We have such a diverse group of students who are following their passions and accomplishing great things. Check back often to keep up with all the accomplishments of our spectacular Bronco students.

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  • Six DHS Students Advance to State in UIL Academics

    The Academic UIL Regional Meet took place on Friday, April 24th and Saturday, April 25th at Texas Tech University in Lubbock. Six of the twelve students entered earned the right to compete at State on May 25 & 26 at UT Austin.

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  • Three Denton High students named to list of 1,000 national Gates Millennium Scholars

    Each year, more than 50,000 students from across the U.S. submit applications to the Gates Millennium Scholars Program in hopes of winning one of just 1,000 scholarships. This year, three of those 1,000 recipients attend Denton High School.

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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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