Defiance Senior High School

Elementary Students at Tin Caps game
elementary students dressed up
HS 2nd and 7 students
HS reading to EL
High School Band Members
MS Team Integrity
K2 Teachers
Blazing Literacy
Elementary students on the 100th day of school
MS Group of Students
High School Boys
New Campus
view of campus

Defiance Senior High School

Clinton St. Bridge Project

HS and MS Traffic Flow Diagram

Traffic Flow for the 2018-2019 School Year - HS and JH: 1. Car riders will be dropped off at the front of the school; 2. Drivers will park in the student lot (football stadium) and enter school thru the high school entrance (North side of building - Football); 3. Bus riders will be dropped off at the back of the school and enter school thru the middle school gym entrance.

Book Bags, Backpacks, Handbags, Purses

Students are allowed to bring a book bag, cinch bags, purses, or any other bag(s) into the school building.  However, once in the building, the book bag, cinch bag, purse, pouches, other bags, must be placed in the student’s locker and it must remain there until the end of the school day.  Gym bags can be carried to Physical Education class.  A book bag, cinch bag, purse, pouch, or other bags may not be carried to any other classroom other than to Physical Education class.

Attendance Reporting

All absences must be reported to the high school office no later than 8:15 am.  To report an absence, parents or legal guardians must call 419-784-2777.  All absences must have documentation from/for an appointment, visit, vacation, or other.
Failure to report absences will result in 'unexcused absences' in which:
1.) Students are not permitted to make up missing school work,
2.) May be issued disciplinary consequences,
3.) May result in criminal charges.

Changes to Attendance per HB 410

2018-2019 Student Handbook

Bell Schedule

Registering for Defiance High School

Defiance City Schools has Central Registration.  If you need to enroll your child for the 2018-2019 school year, please visit our Central Office located at 629 Arabella St.  You will need the following information to enroll your child:
Birth Certificate
Social Security Number
Immunization Record
Custody Papers (if applicable) 
Proof of Residency (lease agreement, utility bill) 
We look forward to meeting our new Bulldogs!

ATTENTION PARENTS: This is a reminder for those parents that have not completed the online registration.

Defiance City Schools is utilizing an online student registration/data validation system for the upcoming school year. The system is a secure and green process, which allows us to verify all student demographic, emergency and medical information for your child for this school year. This system will also allow families to electronically sign the annual permission forms as well as Emergency Medical forms needed for athletics and extracurricular activities.

The online registration can be found at Defiance City Schools - Central Registration

You have received one mailing on this and will receive one more IF YOU HAVE NOT COMPLETED THIS PROCESS.  You can find general instructions by going to the Defiance City School website clicking on Central Registration  - Returning Student Registration.


High School Calendar


Defiance High School BB B VA Home Kalida High School

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HS Academic Awards Assembly

High School Awards Assembly

HS Academic Booster Awards

HS Academic Booster Awards for Grades 9-12

Delayed Start (2 hours) -Teacher In-Service

Delayed Start (2 hours) -Teacher In-Service

Defiance High School TR B VA Away BOYS-DIV I REGIONAL at AMHERST

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Defiance High School BB B VA Home 2 GAMES-D-3 BB DISTRICT SEMI..4/6PM

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Defiance High School TR G VA Away DIV II REGIONAL at PIQUA

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Defiance High School TR B VA Away BOYS-DIV I REGIONAL at AMHERST

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Yearbook Order

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