Dare County Schools School District

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Overview

School District NameDare County Schools School District
School District Websitehttp://www.daretolearn.org
School District Phone Number(252)480-8888
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12

Dare County Schools School District (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency | NC School Rank) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Buxton Cape Hatteras Elementary School Math: 60-64% / Reading: 50-54% | Top 30%
    47500 Middle Ridge
    Buxton, NC 27920
    (252)995-6196

    Grades: PK-5 | 308 students
  • Buxton Cape Hatteras Secondary School Math: 42% / Reading: 52% | Top 50%
    48576 Highway 12
    Buxton, NC 27920
    (252)995-5730

    Grades: 6-12 | 340 students
  • Manteo Dare County Alternative School Alternative School
    Math: <50% / Reading: <50% | Top 50%
    829 Wingina Avenue
    Manteo, NC 27954
    (252)473-3141

    Grades: 9-12 | 28 students
  • Kill Devil Hills First Flight Elementary School Math: 65-69% / Reading: 55-59% | Top 20%
    107 Veterans Drive
    Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
    (252)441-1111

    Grades: PK-5 | 378 students
  • Kill Devil Hills First Flight High School Math: 60-64% / Reading: 70-74% | Top 20%
    100 Veterans Drive
    Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
    (252)449-7000

    Grades: 9-12 | 763 students
  • Kill Devil Hills First Flight Middle School Math: 54% / Reading: 61% | Top 30%
    109 Veterans Drive
    Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
    (252)441-8888

    Grades: 6-8 | 651 students
  • Kitty Hawk Kitty Hawk Elementary School Math: 66% / Reading: 66% | Top 20%
    16 Dogwood Trail
    Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
    (252)261-2313

    Grades: K-5 | 462 students
  • Manteo Manteo Elementary School Math: 46% / Reading: 34% | Bottom 50%
    701 N Hwy 64/264
    Manteo, NC 27954
    (252)473-2742

    Grades: PK-5 | 681 students
  • Manteo Manteo High School Math: 55-59% / Reading: 65-69% | Top 20%
    829 Wingina Avenue
    Manteo, NC 27954
    (252)473-5841

    Grades: 9-12 | 504 students
  • Manteo Manteo Middle School Math: 42% / Reading: 47% | Top 50%
    1000 N Hwy 64
    Manteo, NC 27954
    (252)473-5549

    Grades: 6-8 | 437 students
  • Nags Head Nags Head Elementary School Math: 68% / Reading: 61% | Top 20%
    3100 S Wrightsville Avenue
    Nags Head, NC 27959
    (252)480-8880

    Grades: PK-5 | 572 students
2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NC)
# of Schools11 Schools2,704 Schools
# of Students5,124 Students1,554,263 Students
# of Teachers380 Teachers99,595 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1

District Comparison

  • Dare County Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 283 school districts in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dare County Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dare County Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
95%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Dare County Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.390.67
# of American Indian Students9 Students21,144 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students46 Students49,361 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# of Hispanic Students817 Students261,939 Students
% Hispanic Students
16%
17%
# of Black Students115 Students397,905 Students
% Black Students
2%
26%
# of White Students3,929 Students760,311 Students
% White Students
77%
49%
# of Hawaiian Students5 Students2,071 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students203 Students62,494 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:13518,793
# of Students in Kindergarten:339114,802
# of Students in 1st Grade:344118,016
# of Students in 2nd Grade:340121,296
# of Students in 3rd Grade:402122,859
# of Students in 4th Grade:420122,832
# of Students in 5th Grade:421119,852
# of Students in 6th Grade:424117,226
# of Students in 7th Grade:399110,069
# of Students in 8th Grade:419118,598
# of Students in 9th Grade:391130,355
# of Students in 10th Grade:398123,417
# of Students in 11th Grade:362112,837
# of Students in 12th Grade:330102,149
# of Ungraded Students: - 1,162

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $13,327 is higher than the state average of $9,693. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $11,855 is higher than the state average of $9,473. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NC)
Total Revenue$68 MM$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Dare County Schools  School District and average revenue for each school distric in NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$60 MM$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Dare County Schools  School District and average spending for each school distric in NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,327$9,693
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dare County Schools  School District and average revenue per public school student in NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$11,855$9,473
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dare County Schools  School District and average spending per public school student in NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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