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First Flight High School

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First Flight High School
First Flight High School (emblem).png
Address
100 Veterans Drive

,
27948

Coordinates36°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
TypePublic
Established2004
School districtDare County Schools
PrincipalTim Albert
Staff40
Faculty68
Grades9-12
Enrollment788 (2015-16)[1]
CampusSuburban
Color(s)Blue and White
         
MascotNighthawks
Website

First Flight High School is a public high school serving grades 9–12. The school was established in 2004, and is located in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina on the Outer Banks.[2][3]

The school opened to students on August 17, 2004, with 800 of them in attendance coming from nearby Manteo High School.[3] 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.[4]

Accreditation

References

  1. ^ "First Flight High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved December 5, 2018.
  2. ^ "First Flight High School". GreatSchools Inc. Retrieved 13 September 2009.
  3. ^ a b Freeman, Darren (18 August 2004). "NO LINES, NO CROWDS, JUST MORE SPACE". The Virginian-Pilot. Retrieved 2009-10-25.
  4. ^ "First Flight High School" (PDF). First Flight High School. Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 April 2012. Retrieved 24 November 2011.