First Flight High School

  • First Flight High School serves 807 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
  • First Flight High School operates within the Dare County s School District.
  • Dare County s School District's 91% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 807 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students807 students
First Flight High School Total Students (2005-2015)
Gender %First Flight High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
First Flight High School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by GradeFirst Flight High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
First Flight High School Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
First Flight High School Asian Students (2005-2014)
Hispanic
7%
16%
First Flight High School Black Students (2005-2014)
Black
n/a
26%
First Flight High School Black Students (2005-2014)
White
90%
50%
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)
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.
0.190.66
First Flight High School Diversity Score (2005-2015)
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.
20%
52%
First Flight High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2015)
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%
5%
First Flight High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2015)

District Comparison

  • Dare County s School District's student population of 5,086 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 91% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,327 is higher than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 22% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,855 is higher than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameDare County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
1
Number of Students Managed5,086912
Dare County s School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate91%76%
Dare County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue$68 MM$18 MM
Dare County s School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$60 MM$18 MM
Dare County s School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$13,327$10,864
Dare County s School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$11,855$10,591
Dare County s School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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    Nags HeadNC 27959
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