Defiance High School



Defiance High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Defiance High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 223
10 203
11 155
12 146

Defiance High School is a public high school of the Defiance City School District located in Defiance, OH. It has 727 students in grades 9th through 12th. Defiance High School is the 260th largest public high school in Ohio and the 8,031st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.9 to 1.

Total Students: 727
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 45.64
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,031st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Ohio: 260th out of 970
Student/Teacher Rank in Ohio: 338th out of 936
Full Time Teacher Rank in Ohio: 228th out of 936

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Defiance High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 395
(54%)
690
(53%)
 Female 332
(46%)
604
(47%)

Defiance High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 505
(69%)
892
(69%)
 Hispanic 145
(20%)
271
(21%)
 Black 48
(7%)
89
(7%)
 Two or More 18
(2%)
28
(2%)
 Asian 10
(1%)
13
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Defiance High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 340
(47%)
571
(44%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 300
(41%)
569
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 87
(12%)
154
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Defiance High School is ranked 196th out of 812 ranked schools in Ohio, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Defiance High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.2%) is slightly higher than the state average of 45.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Defiance High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 797
2006 792
2007 781
2008 780
2009 682
2010 686
2011 711
2012 719
2013 732
2014 765
2015 727

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.3
2006 10.5
2007 14.1
2008 15.6
2009 13.7
2010 14.1
2011 16
2012 16.3
2013 17.4
2014 N/A
2015 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.19447929736512
2006 0.30681818181818
2007
2008 0.35
2009 0.45894428152493
2010 0.42128279883382
2011 0.45710267229255
2012 0.42837273991655
2013 0.51229508196721
2014 0.47320261437908
2015 0.53232462173315

Compare Defiance High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,682.2% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 53.2%
 

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