West Wilkes Middle School

1677 North Nc Hwy 16

Wilkesboro, NC 28697

Tel: (336)973-1700
Grades: 6-8

615 students

West Wilkes Middle School serves 615 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
West Wilkes Middle School operates within the Wilkes County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 615 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 615 students
West Wilkes Middle School Total Students (2003-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
West Wilkes Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (2003-2012)
Students by Grade West Wilkes Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.20 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
West Wilkes Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (2003-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
West Wilkes Middle School Asian (2003-2010)
Hispanic
8%
13%
West Wilkes Middle School Hispanic (2003-2012)
Black
n/a
27%
West Wilkes Middle School Black (2003-2010)
White
89%
52%
West Wilkes Middle School White (2003-2012)
All Ethnic Groups West Wilkes Middle School Sch Ethnicity West Wilkes Middle 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.
0.20 0.44
West Wilkes Middle School Diversity Score (2003-2012)
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.
48%
45%
West Wilkes Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2012)
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.
9%
8%
West Wilkes Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,992 students has grown by 5% 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)
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 West Wilkes High School (1.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Wilkes Regional Detention Center (6.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Millers Creek Elementary School (2.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Millers Creek West Wilkes High School
    6598 Boone Trail
    Millers Creek , NC 28651
    (336)973-4503
    1.4  mi  |  697  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Millers Creek Millers Creek Elementary School
    4320 North Nc Hwy 16
    Millers Creek , NC 28651
    (336)667-2379
    2.8  mi  |  976  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Wilkesboro Wilkes Early College High School
    1328 South Collegiate Dr
    Wilkesboro , NC 28697
    (336)838-6100
    4.2  mi  |  170  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Wilkesboro Wilkesboro Elementary School
    1248 School St
    Wilkesboro , NC 28697
    (336)838-4261
    4.3  mi  |  435  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • North Wilkes North Wilkesboro Elementary School
    200 Flint Hill Rd
    North Wilkes , NC 28659
    (336)838-2872
    5.6  mi  |  284  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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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.