West Wilkes High School

Tel: (336)973-4503
Grades 9-12
681 students
West Wilkes High School serves 681 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 49%.
West 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 681 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 681 students
West Wilkes High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % West Wilkes High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
West Wilkes High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade West Wilkes High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 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 16:1
West Wilkes High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
9%
15%
West Wilkes High School Black Students (2000-2014)
White
91%
51%
West Wilkes High School White Students (1990-2014)
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.
0.17 0.45
West 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.
43%
47%
West 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.
6%
7%
West 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 in this district is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $8,857 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Wilkes County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
22
1
Number of Students Managed 9,863 1,120
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 $18 MM
Wilkes County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $92 MM $18 MM
Wilkes County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,954 $10,864
Wilkes County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,857 $10,591
Wilkes County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 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
    Grades: 6-8 | 651 students
    1.4 miles
    1677 North Nc Hwy 16
    WilkesboroNC 28697
    (336)651-4381
    1.46-8651
  • Millers CreekMillers Creek Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 809 students
    2.2 miles
    4320 North Nc Hwy 16
    Millers CreekNC 28651
    (336)903-6000
    2.2PK-5809
  • WilkesboroWilkes Early College High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 222 students
    5.5 miles
    1328 South Collegiate Dr
    WilkesboroNC 28697
    (336)838-6247
    5.59-12222
  • WilkesboroWilkesboro Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 384 students
    5.7 miles
    1248 School St
    WilkesboroNC 28697
    (336)838-4261
    5.7PK-5384
  • North WilkesboroMulberry Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 431 students
    5.9 miles
    190 Mulberry School Rd
    North WilkesboroNC 28659
    (336)670-2825
    5.9PK-5431

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