First Flight High School

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First Flight High School
First Flight High School (emblem).png
Address
100 Veterans Drive
Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, 27948
United States
Coordinates 36°00′34″N 75°39′56″W / 36.009343°N 75.665567°W / 36.009343; -75.665567Coordinates: 36°00′34″N 75°39′56″W / 36.009343°N 75.665567°W / 36.009343; -75.665567
Information
Type Public high school
Established August 2004 (2004-08)
School district Dare County Schools
Principal Arty Tillett
Asst. Principal Dennis Reaser
Staff 40
Faculty 68
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 860
Campus Suburban
Color(s) Blue and White
Mascot Nighthawks
Website

First Flight High School is a public high school (grades 9–12), established in 2004, which is located in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina on the Outer Banks.[1][2]

The school opened to students on August 17, 2004, with 800 of them in attendance Manteo High School.[2] It is part of the Dare County Schools school district.

Organization

The program of studies at First Flight High School offers approximately 170 courses within nine disciplines. Students may enroll in average and honors levels in most of the core subjects. The school changed in 2007-2008 to a hybrid schedule. In a hybrid schedule, students can take three yearlong classes and four semester block classes with the potential to earn seven credits annually.[3]

Accreditation

Highlights and achievements

  • The school was included in the top 1100 schools in the nation as published by Newsweek Magazine.[3]

References

  1. ^ "First Flight High School". GreatSchools Inc. Retrieved 13 September 2009. 
  2. ^ a b Freeman, Darren (18 August 2004). "NO LINES, NO CROWDS, JUST MORE SPACE". The Virginian-Pilot. Retrieved 2009-10-25. 
  3. ^ a b "First Flight High School". First Flight High School. Retrieved 24 November 2011.