Defiance Senior High School

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Defiance Senior High School

ACT - Class of 2025

The Department of Education offers college and career readiness support to Ohio students for planning their futures after high school. Defiance HS will be testing the Class of 2025 - Feb. 27, 2024
Parent approval for release after ACT.

Senate Bill 288 - Child Sexual Abuse, Dating Violence, and Sexual Violence Prevention

Ohio’s 134th General Assembly enacted Senate Bill 288 which updated the prescribed curriculum for health education, adding requirements related to child sexual abuse prevention, dating violence prevention and sexual violence prevention.

Daily Announcements


2023-24 Student Handbook

Attendance Reporting

All absences must be reported to the high school office no later than 8:30 am.  To report an absence, parents or legal guardians must call 419-784-2777.  All absences must have documentation from/for an appointment, visit, vacation, or other.
Failure to report absences will result in 'unexcused absences' in which:
1.) Students are not permitted to make up missing school work,
2.) May be issued disciplinary consequences,
3.) May result in criminal charges.

Parent Resources

Please follow the link below to Online Learning Resources.

Helpful Information

Central Registration
Defiance City Schools has central registration.  You may apply for enrollment online. You will need the following information to enroll your child:
  • Birth Certificate
  • Immunization Record
  • Proof of residency
  • Custody papers (if applicable)
  • IEP/ETR (if applicable)
School Supplies
DHS students should come prepared the first day of school with a pencil, pen and paper.  Individual teachers will inform students of specific classroom needs the first day of school.

High School Calendar


Yearbook Order


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