Welcome to Your Schools

Defiance City Schools makes every effort to communicate with the parents of the students we serve.  We hope you enjoy and utilize our website to every advantage possible.  


When Families Move

Your assistance in keeping us informed of your new address is greatly appreciated, and certainly helps us better serve your child(ren).  If you plan on moving or have already moved, please call the appropriate building office to provide the new information.

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]

19-20 Supply Lists

Workbook/instructional materials

19-20 School Year: 

Grades K-8            $52.00
Grades 9-12           Fee based upon class schedules/costs

District Calendars

PTO Organizations

The district is fortunate to have a large base of parent volunteers who work to enhance existing programs.

Parents who are interested in joining a PTO should talk to the appropriate building for contact information.  

Regular/2 Hr. Delay Class Schedule

Grades 6-12:
Regular classes begin at 8:00am and dismiss at 2:30 pm
2 hr. delayed classes begin at 10:00 am and dismiss at 2:30 pm 

Grades Pk-5:
Regular classes begin at 9:05 am and dismiss at 3:30 pm
2 hr. delayed classes begin at 11:05 am and dismiss at 3:30 pm
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