West Wilkes High School

Grades: 9-12

668 students

West Wilkes High School serves 668 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
West 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 668 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 668 students
West Wilkes High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
West Wilkes High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade West Wilkes High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
West Wilkes High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
8%
14%
West Wilkes High School Black Students (1999-2013)
White
91%
52%
West Wilkes High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
West Wilkes High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups West Wilkes High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.17 0.45
West Wilkes High School Diversity Score (1990-2013)
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.
40%
47%
West Wilkes High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
10%
7%
West Wilkes High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,780 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 93% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,126 is less than the state average of $11,105. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,950 is less than the state average of $10,880. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District Name Wilkes County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
22
1
Number of Students Managed 10,780 1,330
Wilkes County s School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
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 District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $93 MM $18 MM
Wilkes County s School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,126 $11,105
Wilkes County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,950 $10,880
Wilkes County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Wilkes Early College High School (5.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West Wilkes Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Millers Creek Elementary School (2.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WilkesboroWest Wilkes Middle School
    1677 North Nc Hwy 16
    WilkesboroNC 28697
    (336)973-1700
    1.4 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 653 students                      
  • Millers CreekMillers Creek Elementary School
    4320 North Nc Hwy 16
    Millers CreekNC 28651
    (336)667-2379
    2.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 922 students                      
  • WilkesboroWilkes Early College High School
    1328 South Collegiate Dr
    WilkesboroNC 28697
    (336)838-6147
    5.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 218 students                      
  • WilkesboroWilkesboro Elementary School
    1248 School St
    WilkesboroNC 28697
    (336)838-4261
    5.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 401 students                      
  • North WilkesboroMulberry Elementary School
    190 Mulberry School Rd
    North WilkesboroNC 28659
    (336)670-2825
    5.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 466 students                      

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