Parent Resources

Parent Resources

Defiance County Schools COVID Update for the 2021 School Year

School district superintendents from each public school district in Defiance County, along with the Defiance County Health Department, Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center, Independence Education Center, and Good Samaritan School came together to identify common practices for the 2021-2022 school year in Defiance County. Click the link below to continue reading.

Defiance City Schools Safe Continuation of In-Person Instruction

The attached letter details Defiance City Schools' plan to safely return to in-person learning for the 2021 school year.

Online Parent Resources

The following page has links and resources for parents to utilize during the State Of Ohio School Shutdown.

Defiance County Public Health Department

KEEP INFORMED regarding public health issues for Defiance County,  including COVID 19:  

Defiance City Schools COVID Data

In accordance with the directive of the office of Governor Dewine, Defiance City Schools is required to report to the public a summary of reported COVID-19 case information for both students and staff. The link below contains a weekly update of all known COVID-19 data for both students and staff. If you have any questions please contact the District's State COVID-19 Coordinator, Mr. Robert Morton: 419-782-0070.

Notification letters detailing a student or staff COVID-19 exposure.

The links below are copies of official letters of notification distributed to the families of Defiance City Schools in the event of a positive COIVD-19 test. These notifications are disseminated anytime a member of Defiance City Schools tests positive for the COVID-19 virus. The list below contains all of the positive tests for the current month. For past months' notifications please see our Archive page.

Non-Discrimination Notice

Defiance City School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: 

Sheri Steyer, Asst. Superintendent

801 South Clinton Street

Defiance, Ohio 43512


[email protected]

Robert Morton, Superintendent

801 South Clinton Street 

Defiance, Ohio 43512


Defiance County Food & Clothing Resources

There are food banks and services available to fight hunger here in Defiance County. If you qualify, there are government-sponsored programs within reach (WIC & SNAP). No matter your age, health or income level, there are options for you for food and clothing.  Follow this link to obtain more information.
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