First Flight High School

Tel: (252)449-7000
Grades: 9-12

796 students

First Flight High School serves 796 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
First Flight High School operates within the Dare County s School District.
The school district's 84% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 796 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 796 students
First Flight High School Total Students (2005-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
First Flight High School Total Classroom Teachers (2005-2012)
Students by Grade First Flight High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
First Flight High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2005-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
First Flight High School Asian (2005-2012)
Hispanic
4%
13%
First Flight High School Hispanic (2005-2012)
Black
n/a
27%
First Flight High School Black (2005-2012)
White
91%
52%
First Flight High School White (2005-2012)
All Ethnic Groups First Flight High School Sch Ethnicity First Flight High School Sta Ethnicity
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 0.64
First Flight High School Diversity Score (2005-2012)
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.
19%
45%
First Flight High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2012)
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%
8%
First Flight High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,015 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Dare County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
4
Number of Students Managed 5,015 1,593
Dare County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 84% 74%
Dare County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $72 MM $19 MM
Dare County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $67 MM $18 MM
Dare County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,560 $11,105
Dare County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,506 $10,880
Dare County s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Kill Devil H First Flight Elementary School
    107 Run Hill Rd
    Kill Devil H , NC , 27948
    (252)441-1111
    1.2  mi  |  398  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Kill Devil H First Flight Middle School
    109 Run Hill Rd
    Kill Devil H , NC , 27948
    (252)441-8888
    1.2  mi  |  637  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Nags Head Nags Head Elementary School
    3100 Wrightsville Ave
    Nags Head , NC , 27959
    (252)480-8880
    2.8  mi  |  583  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Manteo Manteo Middle School
    N. Hwy 64264
    Manteo , NC , 27954
    (252)473-5549
    6.3  mi  |  349  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Manteo Manteo High School
    616 Wingina Ave
    Manteo , NC , 27954
    (252)473-5841
    6.5  mi  |  463  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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