Central Registration

Central Registration

1. Returning Student Emergency Medical and Contact Information

This section is for updating student's information that are currently enrolled in Defiance City Schools. This electronic form replaces the paper emergency medical form which is required to be updated yearly by all parents with students enrolled in Defiance City Schools. 

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, transportation requests, etc.  Students are not permitted to attend school events such as school dances or field trips until the Returning Student Registration Update has  been completed. 

Please note that in order to update records for CURRENT students you must log into your PowerSchool Parent Portal account. 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. 

If you do not know your username or password to log into your Parent Portal click on the forgot username or password option or contact the secretary at the building in which your child attends for assistance. 

Defiance Elementary School (419) 785-2260

Defiance Middle School (419) 782-0050 

Defiance High School (419) 784-2777

2. New Student Enrollment

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. 

2023-2024 SCHOOL YEAR

****CLICK HERE TO REGISTER YOUR NEW STUDENT FOR THE 2023-2024 SCHOOL YEAR.*****

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.

3. OPEN ENROLLMENT

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.
     Click on this link 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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