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 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more 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 Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 807 students
First Flight High School Total Students (2005-2015)
Gender % First Flight High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
First Flight High School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade First Flight High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.19 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)
Asian
n/a
3%
First Flight High School Asian Students (2005-2013)
Hispanic
n/a
16%
First Flight High School Black Students (2005-2014)
Black
n/a
26%
First Flight High School Black Students (2005-2013)
White
n/a
50%
First Flight High School White Students (2005-2014)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
First Flight High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
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.
0.19 0.45
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.
n/a n/a
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.
n/a n/a
First Flight High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2014)

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 increased from 79% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,752 in this district is less than the state average of $15,636. The district revenue/student has declined by 21% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,821 is less than the state average of $15,099. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District Name Dare County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
1
Number of Students Managed 5,086 912
Dare County s School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 91% 76%
Dare County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue $55 MM $14 MM
Dare County s School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $55 MM $14 MM
Dare County s School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $10,752 $15,636
Dare County s School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $10,821 $15,099
Dare County s School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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