Defiance Elementary School

400 Carter Rd, Defiance, OH 43512 |
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 1,265
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Sheri A. Steyer
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Defiance City School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $8,392
  • Graduation Rate: 75.1%
  • Dropout Rate: 2.0%
  • Students Per Teacher: 15.6
  • Enrolled Students: 2,585

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,265
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 72.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 605 (47.8%)
  • Females: 543 (42.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 119 (9.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 662 (52.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 781 (61.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Defiance Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.08%
Black665.2%
Asian20.2%
Hispanic20216.0%
White87769.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Defiance Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten10.08%
Kindergarten26520.9%
1st Grade21016.6%
2nd Grade17513.8%
3rd Grade19115.1%
4th Grade21016.6%
5th Grade21316.8%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2010)
Percent of Teachers That Have at Least a Master's Degree
School:
59.4%
District:
65.4%
Percent of Teachers That Have at Least a Bachelor's Degree
School:
100.0%
District:
100.0%
Percent of Teachers That Are Properly Certified
School:
99.8%
District:
99.7%
Average Years of Teacher Experience
School:
15.0
District:
17.0
Average Teacher Salary
School:
$51,365
District:
$52,027
Source: OH Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Defiance Elementary School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on OAT state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
AYP and Performance (2009)
Performance Index Score: 92.4
Overall AYP: Not Met
Math AYP: Not Met
Reading AYP: Not Met
Attendance AYP: Met

OAT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201072.7%72.7%76.9%
 
Reading Test
201079.8%79.8%78.4%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201066.5%66.7%76.2%
 
Reading Test
201076.8%77.0%81.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201066.2%66.2%67.0%
 
Reading Test
201075.5%75.5%71.8%
 
Science Test
201076.8%76.8%69.9%
 
Source: OH Department of Education 2009-2010

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