Fort Defiance High School is a public school located in Fort Defiance, Virginia. It is often referred to by its initials, FDHS or Fort.
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.
Fort Defiance has won many district championships, and a few state championships. The Girls' Tennis team won the 1998, 1996, and 1989 AA Virginia High School League State Tennis Championships. The school also has a strong wrestling program built, and formerly coached by Terry Waters. The school is well known for Dell Curry, an NBA player, who attended Fort.