Dare County Schools

Typically, five schools in Dare County have students from Kill Devil Hills enrolled in them:  each of the three First Flight Schools, which are located down Colington Road; Kitty Hawk Elementary School, which is located about 1/2 mile east of the Wright Memorial Bridge on US 158/Croatan Highway; and, Nags Head Elementary School, the newest of all five schools, which is located about 1.5 miles past the Kill Devil Hills/Nags Head town line.  The links to each school's home pages may be reached by clicking on the name of the school and following the link.  Photos unique to each school have also been included.  
You can visit the Dare County Schools website by clicking here
dare county board of education

Dare County Board of Education 2016

Ben Sproul ~ Joe Tauber ~ Charlotte White ~ Mary Ellon Ballance ~ David Twiddy
Bea Basnight, Chair ~ Margaret Lawler, Vice-Chair

Dare County Board of Education Goals

  • Recruit, train and retain quality teachers and administrators. 
  • Prepare all students for college, careers, and life.
  • Follow sound, efficient financial procedures and provide resources and auxiliary services that support the instructional program.
  • Provide responsible maintenance of facilities and grounds.
  • Engender community support through an active public relations program.


Educate Every Child


All students will graduate on time, prepared for college, careers, and life.