East Wilkes High School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
13315 Elkin Hwy 268

Ronda, NC 28670

Tel: (336)651-7200
  • East Wilkes High School serves 548 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
  • East 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 548 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 548 students
East Wilkes High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % East Wilkes High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
East Wilkes High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade East Wilkes High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
East Wilkes High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Hispanic
5%
16%
East Wilkes High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
1%
26%
East Wilkes High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
92%
50%
East Wilkes High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
East Wilkes High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
4%
East Wilkes High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups East 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.
0.15 0.66
East Wilkes High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
98%
52%
East Wilkes High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2015)
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.
n/a
5%
East Wilkes High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

  • Wilkes County s School District's student population of 10,268 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 73% has decreased from 92% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,337 in this district is less than the state average of $11,110. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,057 is less than the state average of $11,529. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Wilkes County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
22
1
Number of Students Managed 10,268 912
Wilkes County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 73% 76%
Wilkes County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $92 MM $10 MM
Wilkes County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $89 MM $11 MM
Wilkes County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,337 $11,110
Wilkes County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,057 $11,529
Wilkes County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • RondaEast Wilkes Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 423 students
    1.5 miles
    2202 Macedonia Church Road
    RondaNC 28670
    (336)651-4300
    1.56-8423
  • RondaRonda-clingman Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 316 students
    1.8 miles
    316 Ronda-clingman School Rd
    RondaNC 28670
    (336)651-4200
    1.8PK-5316
  • ElkinC B Eller Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 282 students
    3.6 miles
    1288 Cb Eller School Rd
    ElkinNC 28621
    (336)903-6100
    3.6PK-5282
  • ElkinElkin High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 393 students
    3.7 miles
    334 Elk Spur St
    ElkinNC 28621
    (336)835-3858
    3.79-12393
  • ElkinElkin Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 184 students
    3.7 miles
    300 Elk Spur St
    ElkinNC 28621
    (336)835-3175
    3.77-8184

School Reviews

5  9/6/2013
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.
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