Welcome Letter from Principal
WELCOME to Kitty Hawk Elementary School, a North Carolina Honor School of Excellence three years in a row. With over 65 years of rich history, Kitty Hawk Elementary School provides a quality education for all students. By linking the North Carolina Common Core and Essentials Standards for Learning with 21st Century Learning Skills, we help students learn what they will need to be successful in the future. We are proud of our tradition that provides a relevant and rigorous curriculum in a positive learning environment for students at all levels. Our expectations for academic achievement and behavior are high, and our students and parents understand that we will work together and do whatever it takes to meet the needs of every student. We believe that relationships are important, and our staff works proactively to build an atmosphere of mutual respect that promotes learning. Our faculty and staff subscribe to a philosophy of reflective thinking that leads toward continuous improvement. At Kitty Hawk Elementary School, our school motto is “By reaching high, we fly.” We continuously assess progress toward our school goals so we can reach higher and fly further than ever before.
Gregory Florence, Ph.D., Principal
16 Dogwood Trail
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949