Central Registration

Central Registration


1.  UPDATE Current Student Information: Returning Student Registration
This section is for updating student's that are already enrolled in Defiance City Schools.  This section replaces the annual Emergency Medical Form required to be updated yearly by all students attending DCS.
2.  NEW Student Registration:  
This section is for new students enrolling to Defiance City Schools. This section must be completed prior to scheduling an appointment with the Central Office to complete the registration. You may call 419 782-0070 if you have trouble scheduling your appointment. 
3.  OPEN Enrollment Application:
This section is for students interested in Inter District Enrollment.  
This form must be completed if:
1.  The student is currently open enrolled to DCS; the application must be renewed annually.
2.  The student is interested in enrolling to DCS from another district.

1. Update Current Student Emergency Medical and Contact Information

PARENTS: This is required to be updated every school year for all of your children attending Defiance City Schools.

Please note that in order to update records for CURRENT students you must log into your PowerSchool Parent Portal account. If you do not have a Parent Portal account please click on PowerSchool Parent Portal to create an account. It is IMPERATIVE to complete this online process in order to update addresses, phone numbers, health concerns, emergency contact information, transportation requests etc.  (This electronic form replaces the paper family emergency medical form.) If you currently have a Parent Portal account and are ready to begin updating your students' records please click Returning Student Emergency Medical and Contact Information Update.

2. New Student Registration

Defiance City Schools offers online registration for NEW students entering the district.  This includes students that have attended Defiance City Schools before, withdrew and are returning back into the district.  THEY MUST COMPLETE THE NEW STUDENT online registration to re-enroll.

2023-2024 SCHOOL YEAR

Steps to  enroll:

1. Complete the NEW STUDENT ONLINE REGISTRATION form for your NEW student(s).   

2. Schedule an enrollment appointment.  On the submission confirmation page of the enrollment form, use the link provided to schedule your enrollment appointment.  Your child’s enrollment is not considered complete until after the enrollment appointment and all supporting documentation has been submitted.  Please bring the following documents to your appointment:

  • Birth certificate

  • Immunization records

  • Proof of residency, such as a utility bill, lease agreement, insurance bill, bank statement

  • Custody papers if applicable

  • IEP and ETR if applicable

Your enrollment appointment will be at the Defiance City Schools Administrative Offices located at 801 South Clinton Street Defiance, Ohio 43512.  

If you do not have access to a computer please contact the central office at 419-782-0070 to schedule an appointment at the Defiance City Schools Administrative Offices where a computer is available for you to enroll your child online.


If you are interested in Open Enrollment to Defiance City School,  you have two options to apply:
To apply for Open Enrollment, choose one of the options below:
1.  Click on this link to complete the online form for 2023-2024 school year. 
     The District Office will receive this form immediately after you complete it. 
2.  Please download and complete the form below.  
After completing, please return it to the Central Office @ 801 S. Clinton St. Defiance, OH. 43512.
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