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Cape Hatteras Secondary School Grades 6-12
POB 948, 48576 Hwy. 12
Buxton, N.C. 27920
Principal: Beth Rooks rooksbe@daretolearn.org
Assistant Principal: Annette O'Neal onealan@daretolearn.org
Student Population: 286
Phone: 252-995-5730 FAX: 995-6161
School Counselor: Karla Jarvis 
School Nurse: Cid Causey x 3006 causeyci@ddaretolearn.org
Resource Officer: Gary Kierney kierneyga@daretolearn.org

Cape Hatteras Elementary Grades PK-5
POB 989, 47500 Middle Ridge Trail
Buxton, N.C. 27920
Principal: Sherry Couch couchsh@aretolearn.org
Assistant Principal: Diane Brown browndi@daretolearn.org
Student Population: 298
Phone: 252-995-6196 FAX: 995-4719
School Counselor:  Kris Caroppoli 
School Nurse: Jennifer Scott x 3606 scottje@daretolearn.org
Resource Officer: Aaron Felton x 3664 feltonaa@daretolearn.org

Dare County Alternative School (located at Manteo High School) Grades 8-adult
Director of Alternative Programs - Teresa Twyne Twynete@daretolearn.org
School Nurse: Robin Winnett x 2800 (10-11 AM daily) winnettro@daretolearn.org

First Flight High School Grades 9-12
100 Veterans Dr.
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
Principal: Timothy Albert albertti@daretolearn.org
Administrative Team:  Caroline Pearce pearceca@daretolearn.org
                                          and Lisa Winn winnli@daretolearn.org
Student Population: 805
Phone: 252-449-7000 FAX: 449-7004
School Counselors: Kyle Eaker, Lisa Wheless, Amy White 
School Nurse: Robyn Dozier x 2495  dozierro@daretolearn.org
Resource Officer: Billy Essick essickbi@daretolearn.org

First Flight Middle School Grades 6-8
109 Veterans Dr.
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
Principal: Dave Guiley guileyda@daretolearn.org
Assistant Principal: L'Tanya Murray murraylt@daretolearn.org
Student Population: 627
Phone: 252-441-8888 FAX: 441-7694
School Counselors: Holly GibbonsDebbie Lane 
School Nurse: Lisa Porter x 1207 porterli@daretolearn.org
Resource Officer: Ed Cottrell cottrelled@daretolearn.org  

First Flight Elementary School Grades PK-5
107 Veterans Dr.
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
Principal: Drew Sawyer sawyerdr@daretolearn.org
Assistant Principal: Jodie Mitchum  mitchumjo@daretolearn.org
Student Population: 394
School Counselor: Blair James 
School Nurse:
Phone: 252-441-1111 FAX: 441-5832
Resource Officer: Becky Terry  terrybe@daretolearn.org

Kitty Hawk Elementary School Grades K-5
16 Dogwood Trail
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
Principal: Dr. Gregory Florence florencegr@daretolearn.org
Assistant Principal: Dr. Lisa Colvin colvinli@daretolearn.org
Student Population: 439
School Counselor:  Charlotte Heroux
School Nurse: Laura Youmans x 1625 youmansla@daretolearn.org
Phone: 252261-2313  FAX 261-3400
Resource Officer: Tracy Mann manntr@daretolearn.org

Manteo High School Grades 9-12
829 Wingina Ave.
Manteo, N.C. 27954
Principal: John Luciano lucianojo@daretolearn.org
Assistant Principal: Meldine Lee leeme@daretolearn.org
Student Population: 465
Phone: 252-473-5841 FAX: 473-2263
School Counselors: Pam Yelle, Marie White
School Nurse: Robin Winnett x 1051 winnettro@daretolearn.org
Resource Officer: Mark McKay mckayma@daretolearn.org

Manteo Middle School Grades 6-8
1000 N. Hwy 64-264
Manteo, N.C. 27954
Principal: Michael Sasscer, sasscermi@daretolearn.org
Assistant Principal: Diane Childress, childressdi@daretolearn.org
Student Population: 379
Phone: 252-473-5549 FAX: 473-2612
School Counselor: Keri Simmons 
School Nurse District Lead Nurse: Jodi Francis x 1406 francisjo@daretolearn.org
Resource Officer: Jeff Ambrose ambroseje@daretolearn.org

Manteo Elementary School Grades PK-5
701 N. Hwy 64-264
Manteo, N.C. 27954
Principal: Steve Blackstock blackstockst@daretolearn.org
Assistant Principal: Tami Harper, harperta@daretolearn.org
Administrative Intern: Curtis Price, pricecu@daretolearn.org
Student Population: 736
School Counselor: Deanna Thornley, Amanda Songer
School Nurse:  Michelle Coley, coleymi@daretolearn.org
Phone: 252-473-2742 FAX: 473-2496
Resource Officer: Greg Padilla  padillagr@daretolearn.org

Nags Head Elementary School Grades PK-5
3100 S. Wrightsville Avenue
Nags Head, NC 27959
Principal: Dr. Adrienne Palma palmaad@daretolearn.org
Assistant Principal: Denise Stone stonede@daretolearn.org
Population: 598
School Counselor: Chuck Voigt 
School Nurse: Betsy Robinson x 1806 robinsonbe@daretolearn.org
Phone: 252-480-8880 FAX: 480-8881
Resource Officer: Lora Gilreath gilreathlo@daretolearn.org



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