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grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A minus
  3. Teachers
    grade B
  4. College Prep
    grade B minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B+
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A minus
  7. Administration
    grade A minus
  8. Sports
    grade A
  9. Food
    grade A minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade A

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Defiance High School is an above average, public school located in Defiance, OH. It has 726 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 41% of students are at least proficient in math and 72% in reading.

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1755 Palmer Dr
Defiance, OH 43512
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
72%
Percent Proficient - Math
41%
Average Graduation Rate
91%
Average SAT
1120
8 responses
Average ACT
25
110 responses
AP Enrollment
6%

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Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$49,628
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$724
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$112,900
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
80%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 15 responses
Poll
60%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 15 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 70 responses
  • Football games
    23%
  • Homecoming
    20%
  • Prom
    17%
  • Boys Basketball games
    13%
  • Band
    6%
  • Coming home
    6%
  • Choir
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
726
Free or Reduced Lunch
46%
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 18 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 18 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 18 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$59,270
Teachers in First/Second Year
5.1%
60%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 30 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 30 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 30 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$24,295 / year
National
$12,239
59%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 32 responses
22%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 32 responses
34%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 32 responses

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