First Flight High School

First Flight High School serves 809 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 49%.
First Flight High School operates within the Dare County s School District.
The school district's 91% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

The student population of 809 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 809 students
First Flight High School Total Students (2005-2014)
Gender % First Flight High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 59 teachers
First Flight High School Total Teachers (2005-2014)
Students by Grade First Flight High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
First Flight High School Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2014)
Hispanic
6%
15%
First Flight High School Black Students (2005-2014)
White
91%
51%
First Flight High School White Students (2005-2014)
Two or more races
3%
4%
First Flight High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups First Flight High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.17 0.45
First Flight High School Diversity Score (2005-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
18%
47%
First Flight High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
7%
First Flight High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,023 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 91% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,619 is higher than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has declined by 31% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,114 is higher than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has declined by 35% over four years.
School District Name Dare County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
1
Number of Students Managed 5,023 1,120
Dare County s School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 91% 76%
Dare County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $68 MM $18 MM
Dare County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $60 MM $18 MM
Dare County s School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $13,619 $10,864
Dare County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,114 $10,591
Dare County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Manteo High School (6.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is First Flight Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is First Flight Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kill Devil HillsFirst Flight Elementary School
    1.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 360 students107 Veterans Dr
    Kill Devil HillsNC 27948
    (252)441-1111
    1.2PK-5360
  • Kill Devil HillsFirst Flight Middle School
    1.2 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 629 students109 Veterans Dr
    Kill Devil HillsNC 27948
    (252)441-8888
    1.26-8629
  • Nags HeadNags Head Elementary School
    2.8 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 558 students3100 South Wrightsville Ave
    Nags HeadNC 27959
    (252)480-8880
    2.8PK-5558
  • ManteoManteo Middle School
    6.3 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 386 students1000 North Hwy 64
    ManteoNC 27954
    (252)473-5549
    6.36-8386
  • ManteoManteo High School
    6.5 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 471 students829 Wingina Ave
    ManteoNC 27954
    (252)473-5841
    6.59-12471

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