Central Registration

Central Registration

1. Emergency Medical and Transportation Forms

This section is for updating student's information that are currently enrolled in Defiance City Schools.

Every school year, parents MUST update each child's Emergency Medical and Transportation Information prior to the start of the school year. In order to complete the electronic Emergency Medical and Transportation form you must log into your PowerSchool Parent Portal using the following browser link:  https://defiance.ps.nwoca.org/public 
Please be aware, you can not use the PowerSchool app to make these changes. 

PARENTS: This is required every school year for all of your children attending Defiance City Schools. It is IMPERATIVE to complete this online process in order to update addresses, phone numbers, health concerns, emergency contact information and transportation requests, etc.  Students are not permitted to attend school events such as school dances or field trips until the Emergency Medical and Transportation Form has been completed. 

How do I get started?
Log into your Parent Portal: https://defiance.ps.nwoca.org/public 

  1. Select the student you wish to register along the top

  2. Select the Emergency Medical and Transportation Form Icon on the bottom left side

What if I can’t remember my login for the PowerSchool Parent Portal?

If you aren’t able to retrieve your login credentials using the “Forgot Username or Password” link on the Sign In page, please contact your school directly for assistance logging into the Parent Portal. 

Defiance Elementary (419) 785-2260
Defiance Middle School (419) 782-0050
Defiance High School (419) 784-2777

2. New Student Enrollment

2024-2025 SCHOOL YEAR

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.

PARENTS MUST COMPLETE THE NEW STUDENT online registration to enroll or re-enroll their child. The online registration must be completed prior to scheduling an appointment with the Central Office to complete paperwork, which finishes the New Student Enrollment process. 

New Student Registration 


Steps to enroll:

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

2. You must schedule an enrollment appointment.  On the submission confirmation page of the enrollment form, use the link provided to schedule your enrollment appointment. If you did not schedule your appointment when completing the online registration you will need to call (419) 782-0070 to set up an appointment. Your enrollment appointment will be at the Defiance City Schools Administrative Offices located at 801 South Clinton Street Defiance, Ohio 43512.  

Your child’s enrollment is not considered complete until after the enrollment appointment and all supporting documentation, listed below, 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 or bank statement that lists your name, address and a date within the last 30 days. 

  • Custody papers if applicable

  • IEP and ETR if applicable

NOTE: 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 HERE to complete the online form for 2024-2025 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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