Defiance Middle School

  • Defiance Middle School serves 573 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Defiance Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Ohio for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Ohio state average of 30%.

Top Placements

Defiance Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Ohio for:

School Overview

  • Defiance Middle School's student population of 573 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students573 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Defiance Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,255 schools in Ohio (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Defiance Middle School is 0.50, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OH)
Overall Testing Rank#2011 out of 3255 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
62%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
28%
6%
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Black
4%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Defiance Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Ohio by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
65%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Defiance Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Score0.500.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Defiance Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ohio by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDefiance City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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