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Fort Defiance High School

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Type  Public school
Principal  Larry Landes
Enrollment  775
Mascot  Indians
Colors  White, Blue
School district  Augusta County
Grades  9-12
Phone  +1 540-245-5050
Number of students  775
Fort Defiance High School
Website  http://www.augusta.k12.va.us/fortdefiancehs
Address  195 Fort Defiance Rd, Fort Defiance, VA 24437, USA
District  Augusta County Public Schools
Athletics conferences  VHSL Group 3A West Region, Valley District
Similar  Waynesb High School, Robert E Lee High School, Spotswood High School, Harrisonb High School, Sorrell Judy

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Fort Defiance High School is a public school located in Fort Defiance, Virginia. It is often referred to by its initials, FDHS or Fort.

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Academics

Fort Defiance was rated Fully Accredited by the Virginia Department of Education in the 2005-2006 and 2006-2007 school years. Students scored above state average on all 2006 Standards of Learning tests. In 2006, students from Fort Defiance won the International Canon Envirothon. Fort Defiance offers numerous AP courses to students. Dual Enrollment courses are also offered through Blue Ridge Community College in nearby Weyers Cave, VA. These courses allow students to earn college credit while still attending high school. The foreign languages offered at Fort Defiance are Spanish, Latin, and French. Students must take at least two years of two languages or three years of one.

Athletics

Fort Defiance has won many district championships, and 13 state championships. The Girls' Tennis team won the 1998, 1996, and 1989 AA Virginia High School League State Tennis Championships. The Girls' tennis team won the 1987, 1988, 1990, and 1995 Virginia High School League State Winter Tennis Championships. The Boys' Cross Country Team won the 2003 AA State Championships and were runner up in the 2004 AA State Championships. The school is well known for Dell Curry, a former NBA player, and Jackie Curry-Lynch, producer of The John Boy & Billy Big Show.

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Fort Defiance High School Wikipedia


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