Defiance school information

IndexDefianceOhioNational
Average Test Scores78%69%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:117:116:1
Total public schools143,65079,221
Total private schools41,00024,874
Total post-secondary schools13937,963
The Defiance, OH educational system consists of 14 public schools, 4 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Defiance public schools have average test scores of 78% which is 12% higher than than the Ohio average and 58% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Defiance public schools is 17:1, compared to 17:1 in Ohio and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.5% have completed high school, 18.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.1% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Defiance are 58% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in Defiance.
  • 85.3% of people in Defiance have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.5% of people in Defiance have completed high school.
  • 18.9% of people in Defiance have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Defiance

IndexDefianceOhioNational
Completed 8th grade85.3%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school84.5%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college47.9%55.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.2%35.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.9%26.7%30.3%
Completed masters6.2%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Defiance (high school & post-secondary)

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Source: The Defiance, OH education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.