Top 10 Best Wilkes County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 21 public schools serving 8,493 students in Wilkes County, NC. Wilkes County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in North Carolina.
The top ranked public schools in Wilkes County, NC are Wilkes Early College High School, Moravian Falls Elementary School and West Wilkes High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Wilkes County, NC public schools have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 46% statewide average). Schools in Wilkes County have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of North Carolina public schools.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the North Carolina public school average of 54% (majority Black).

Best Wilkes County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Wilkes Early College High School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1328 S Collegiate Dr
Wilkesboro, NC 28697
(336) 838-6247
Grades: 9-13
| 222 students
Rank: #22.
Moravian Falls Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2001 Moravian Falls Rd
Moravian Falls, NC 28654
(336) 838-4077
Grades: PK-5
| 245 students
Rank: #33.
West Wilkes High School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6598 Boone Trail
Millers Creek, NC 28651
(336) 903-6710
Grades: 9-12
| 643 students
Rank: #44.
Ronda-clingman Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
316 Ronda-clingman School Rd
Ronda, NC 28670
(336) 651-4200
Grades: PK-5
| 286 students
Rank: #55.
East Wilkes Middle School
Math: 48% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2202 Macedonia Church Road
Ronda, NC 28670
(336) 651-4300
Grades: 6-8
| 391 students
Rank: #66.
Roaring River Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
283 White Plains Rd
Roaring River, NC 28669
(336) 696-4628
Grades: PK-5
| 160 students
Rank: #77.
West Wilkes Middle School
Math: 45% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1677 North Nc Hwy 16
Wilkesboro, NC 28697
(336) 651-4381
Grades: 6-8
| 569 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Mulberry Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
190 Mulberry School Rd
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
(336) 667-4641
Grades: PK-5
| 405 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
North Wilkesboro Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
200 Flint Hill Rd
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
(336) 838-2872
Grades: PK-5
| 290 students
Rank: #1010.
Wilkesboro Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1248 School St
Wilkesboro, NC 28697
(336) 838-4261
Grades: PK-5
| 361 students
Rank: #1111.
Central Wilkes Middle School
Math: 38% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3541 South Nc Hwy 16
Moravian Falls, NC 28654
(336) 903-4180
Grades: 6-8
| 634 students
Rank: #1212.
Mount Pleasant Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
532 Champion Mt Pleasant Rd
Ferguson, NC 28624
(336) 651-7600
Grades: PK-5
| 196 students
Rank: #1313.
East Wilkes High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
13315 Elkin Hwy 268
Ronda, NC 28670
(336) 651-7200
Grades: 9-12
| 477 students
Rank: #1414.
Millers Creek Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4320 North Nc Hwy 16
Millers Creek, NC 28651
(336) 903-6000
Grades: PK-5
| 717 students
Rank: #1515.
Wilkes Central High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1179 Moravian Falls Rd
Wilkesboro, NC 28697
(336) 667-5277
Grades: 9-12
| 743 students
Rank: #1616.
Boomer-ferguson Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
556 Boomer-ferguson Sch Rd
Boomer, NC 28606
(336) 651-8900
Grades: PK-5
| 130 students
Rank: #1717.
North Wilkes High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2986 Traphill Rd
Hays, NC 28635
(336) 903-4040
Grades: 9-12
| 648 students
Rank: #1818.
Mountain View Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5464 Mountain View Rd
Hays, NC 28635
(336) 696-5512
Grades: PK-5
| 441 students
Rank: #1919.
North Wilkes Middle School
Math: 32% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2776 Yellow Banks Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
(336) 903-6224
Grades: 6-8
| 512 students
Rank: #2020.
C C Wright Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Cc Wright School Rd
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
(336) 838-5513
Grades: PK-5
| 346 students
Rank: #2121.
Traphill Elementary School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
9794 Traphill Rd
Traphill, NC 28685
(336) 651-7160
Grades: PK-5
| 77 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Wilkes County, NC

Wilkes County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
4654 High Rock Rd
Boomer, NC 28606
(919) 807-3300
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
228 Fairplains School Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
(336) 667-6338
Grades: PK-5
| 225 students
164 Union School Dr
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
(336) 838-3578
Grades: PK-5
| 282 students
374 Lincoln Heights Rd
Wilkesboro, NC 28697
(336) 667-3653
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students

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