East Wilkes High School

13315 Elkin Hwy 268

Ronda, NC 28670-0368

Tel: (336)835-4772
Grades: 9-12

551 students

East Wilkes High School serves 551 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
East Wilkes High School operates within the Wilkes County s School District.
The school district's 68% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 551 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 551 students
East Wilkes High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
East Wilkes High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade East Wilkes High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
East Wilkes High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
13%
East Wilkes High School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
3%
27%
East Wilkes High School Black (1988-2012)
White
92%
52%
East Wilkes High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups East Wilkes High School Sch Ethnicity East Wilkes High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.15 0.44
East Wilkes High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
39%
45%
East Wilkes High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
7%
8%
East Wilkes High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,992 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 92% over five years.
School District Name Wilkes County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
22
4
Number of Students Managed 10,992 1,682
Wilkes County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 68% 74%
Wilkes County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $95 MM $19 MM
Wilkes County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $93 MM $18 MM
Wilkes County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,126 $11,105
Wilkes County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,950 $10,880
Wilkes County s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Students Grades
  • Ronda East Wilkes Middle School
    2202 Macedonia Rd
    Ronda , NC 28670
    (336)927-9800
    1.5  mi  |  444  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Ronda Ronda-clingman Elementary School
    316 Rondaclingman School R
    Ronda , NC 28670
    (336)957-8210
    1.8  mi  |  287  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Elkin C B Eller Elementary School
    1288 Cb Eller School Rd
    Elkin , NC 28621
    (336)835-5640
    3.6  mi  |  371  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Elkin Elkin High School
    334 Elk Spur St
    Elkin , NC 28621
    (336)835-3858
    3.7  mi  |  373  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Elkin Elkin Middle School
    300 Elk Spur St
    Elkin , NC 28621
    (336)835-3175
    3.7  mi  |  186  students  |  Gr.  7-8

School Reviews

  • Recommended September 06, 2013 - 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

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Did You Know?
Wilkes County, NC public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.28, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.44. The most diverse school district in Wilkes County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.