East Wilkes High School

13315 Elkin Hwy 268

Ronda, NC 28670-0368

Tel: (336)651-7200
Grades 9-12
517 students
East Wilkes High School serves 517 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 49%.
East Wilkes High School operates within the Wilkes County s School District.
Wilkes County s School District's 73% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

The student population of 517 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 517 students
East Wilkes High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % East Wilkes High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
East Wilkes High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade East Wilkes High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
East Wilkes High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
4%
15%
East Wilkes High School Black Students (1999-2014)
Black
2%
26%
East Wilkes High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
93%
51%
East Wilkes High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
1%
4%
East Wilkes High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.13 0.65
East Wilkes High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
41%
47%
East Wilkes High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
7%
East Wilkes High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Wilkes County s School District's student population of 9,863 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 73% has decreased from 91% over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,954 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District Name Wilkes County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
22
1
Number of Students Managed 9,863 834
Wilkes County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 73% 76%
Wilkes County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $93 MM n/a
Wilkes County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $92 MM n/a
Wilkes County s School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,954 n/a
Wilkes County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,857 n/a
Wilkes County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Elkin High School (3.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is East Wilkes Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ronda-clingman Elementary School (1.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • RondaEast Wilkes Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 446 students
    1.5 miles
    2202 Macedonia Church Rd
    RondaNC 28670
    (336)651-4300
    1.56-8446
  • RondaRonda-clingman Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 286 students
    1.8 miles
    316 Rondaclingman School Rd
    RondaNC 28670
    (336)651-4200
    1.8PK-5286
  • ElkinC B Eller Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 278 students
    3.6 miles
    1288 Cb Eller School Rd
    ElkinNC 28621
    (336)903-6100
    3.6PK-5278
  • ElkinElkin High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 376 students
    3.7 miles
    334 Elk Spur St
    ElkinNC 28621
    (336)835-3858
    3.79-12376
  • ElkinElkin Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 183 students
    3.7 miles
    300 Elk Spur St
    ElkinNC 28621
    (336)835-3175
    3.77-8183

School Reviews

I am a 9th grade student at East Wilkes High School. The teachers are amazing and they really make a difference. We have such a clean school with great people. Also there are many ways to get involved such as clubs, sports, etc. I couldn't ask for a better school.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 09/06/13

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