First Flight High School

100 Veterans Drive
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
First Flight High School serves 811 students in grades 9-12.
First Flight High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Top Placements

First Flight High School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

First Flight High School's student population of 811 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students811 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

First Flight High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,561 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of First Flight High School is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#1362 out of 2561 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
9%
18%
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Black
n/a
25%
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White
86%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.250.68
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDare County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to First Flight 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)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kill Devil Hills First Flight Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 377 students
    1.2 miles
    107 Veterans Drive
    Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
    (252) 441-1111
    1.2 PK-5 377
  • Kill Devil Hills First Flight Middle School Math: 55% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 660 students
    1.2 miles
    109 Veterans Drive
    Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
    (252) 441-8888
    1.2 6-8 660
  • Nags Head Nags Head Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 600 students
    2.8 miles
    3100 S Wrightsville Avenue
    Nags Head, NC 27959
    (252) 480-8880
    2.8 PK-5 600
  • Manteo Manteo Middle School Math: 44% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 460 students
    6.3 miles
    1000 N Hwy 64
    Manteo, NC 27954
    (252) 473-5549
    6.3 6-8 460
  • Manteo Manteo High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 530 students
    6.5 miles
    829 Wingina Avenue
    Manteo, NC 27954
    (252) 473-5841
    6.5 9-12 530

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