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For the 2021 school year, there are 23 public schools serving 9,911 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, C B Eller Elementary School and Moravian Falls Elementary 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 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the North Carolina public school average of 52% (majority Black).

Best Wilkes County Public Schools (2021)

  • 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 | 191 students
  • Rank: #2-32.-3.
    C B Eller Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1288 Cb Eller School Rd
    Elkin, NC 28621
    (336) 903-6100

    Grades: PK-5 | 289 students
  • Rank: #2-32.-3.
    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 | 240 students
  • Rank: #44.
    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 | 735 students
  • Rank: #55.
    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 | 306 students
  • Rank: #66.
    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 | 410 students
  • Rank: #77.
    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 | 191 students
  • Rank: #88.
    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 | 539 students
  • Rank: #9-109.- 10.
    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 | 471 students
  • Rank: #9-109.- 10.
    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 | 317 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Wilkesboro Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1248 School St
    Wilkesboro, NC 28697
    (336) 838-4261

    Grades: PK-5 | 453 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    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 | 630 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    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 | 224 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    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 | 543 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    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 | 828 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    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 | 898 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    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 | 157 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    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 | 701 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    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 | 565 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    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 | 524 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    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 | 400 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    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 | 117 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Bridges Academy Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2587 Pleasant Ridge Road
    State Road, NC 28676
    (336) 874-2721

    Grades: K-8 | 182 students
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