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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 668 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same 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
Hispanic
8%
14%
White
91%
52%
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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
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%
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%

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 92% over five years.
School District Name Wilkes County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
22
1
Number of Students Managed 10,780 1,330
Graduation Rate 68% 74%
District Total Revenue $95 MM $19 MM
District Spending $93 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,126 $11,105
District Spending / Student $8,950 $10,880
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 Students Grades
  • WilkesboroWest Wilkes Middle School
    1677 North Nc Hwy 16
    WilkesboroNC 28697
    (336)973-1700
    1.4 mi | 653 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Millers CreekMillers Creek Elementary School
    4320 North Nc Hwy 16
    Millers CreekNC 28651
    (336)667-2379
    2.2 mi | 922 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • WilkesboroWilkes Early College High School
    1328 South Collegiate Dr
    WilkesboroNC 28697
    (336)838-6147
    5.5 mi | 218 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • WilkesboroWilkesboro Elementary School
    1248 School St
    WilkesboroNC 28697
    (336)838-4261
    5.7 mi | 401 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • North WilkesboroMulberry Elementary School
    190 Mulberry School Rd
    North WilkesboroNC 28659
    (336)670-2825
    5.9 mi | 466 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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