Wilson County Schools School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 26 public schools serving 11,577 students in Wilson County Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in North Carolina.
Public Schools in Wilson County Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 36% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 46% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Wilson County Schools School District are Wilson Early College Academy, Rock Ridge Elementary School and New Hope Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Wilson County Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in North Carolina.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the North Carolina public school average of 52% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Wilson County Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in North Carolina for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Wilson County Schools School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 13
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NC)
# Schools
26 Schools
2,688 Schools
# Students
11,577 Students
1,551,508 Students
# Teachers
724 Teachers
99,310 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Wilson County Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 305 school districts in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 77% has decreased from 78% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NC)
Overall District Rank
#190 out of 305 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Wilson County Schools  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wilson County Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wilson County Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
77%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Wilson County Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.67
0.68
# American Indian Students
26 Students
20,054 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
146 Students
51,696 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
2,300 Students
271,088 Students
% Hispanic Students
20%
18%
# Black Students
5,181 Students
393,089 Students
% Black Students
45%
25%
# White Students
3,577 Students
749,017 Students
% White Students
31%
48%
# Hawaiian Students
14 Students
2,146 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
366 Students
66,064 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
45
18,691
# Students in K Grade:
827
115,006
# Students in 1st Grade:
881
115,491
# Students in 2nd Grade:
883
116,934
# Students in 3rd Grade:
934
121,120
# Students in 4th Grade:
920
122,769
# Students in 5th Grade:
891
123,069
# Students in 6th Grade:
830
119,743
# Students in 7th Grade:
836
116,908
# Students in 8th Grade:
824
110,052
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,115
130,053
# Students in 10th Grade:
954
120,963
# Students in 11th Grade:
841
114,911
# Students in 12th Grade:
796
105,294
# Ungraded Students:
-
504

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $9,726 in this school district is less than the state median of $10,287. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $9,548 is less than the state median of $10,742. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (NC)
Total Revenue
$113 MM
$9 MM
This chart display total revenue of Wilson County Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$111 MM
$9 MM
This chart display total spending of Wilson County Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$9,726
$10,287
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Wilson County Schools  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$9,548
$10,742
This chart display average spending per public school student in Wilson County Schools  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Wilson County Schools School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Wilson Early College Academy
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
902 Herring St
Wilson, NC 27893
(252) 246-1418
Grades: 9-13
| 274 students
Rank: #22.
Rock Ridge Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6605 Rock Ridge School Rd
Wilson, NC 27893
(252) 399-7955
Grades: K-5
| 504 students
Rank: #33.
New Hope Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4826 Packhouse Rd
Wilson, NC 27896
(252) 399-7950
Grades: K-5
| 523 students
Rank: #44.
Wilson Academy Of Applied Technology
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4510 Old Stantonsburg Rd
Wilson, NC 27893
(252) 265-4038
Grades: 9-10
| 92 students
Rank: #55.
Lucama Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
6260 Blalock Road
Lucama, NC 27851
(252) 239-1257
Grades: K-5
| 452 students
Rank: #66.
Springfield Middle School
Math: 46% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5551 Wiggins Mill Rd
Lucama, NC 27851
(252) 239-1347
Grades: 6-8
| 482 students
Rank: #77.
Forest Hills Middle School
Math: 42% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1210 Forest Hills
Wilson, NC 27893
(252) 399-7913
Grades: 6-8
| 481 students
Rank: #88.
Vinson-bynum Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1601 Tarboro St Sw
Wilson, NC 27893
(252) 399-7981
Grades: K-5
| 368 students
Rank: #99.
Gardners Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5404 Nc 42 Hwy E
Elm City, NC 27822
(252) 399-7920
Grades: K-5
| 254 students
Rank: #1010.
Elm City Middle School
Math: 39% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
215 E Church St
Elm City, NC 27822
(252) 236-4148
Grades: 6-8
| 419 students
Rank: #1111.
Elm City Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5544 Lake Wilson Rd
Elm City, NC 27822
(252) 236-4574
Grades: K-5
| 429 students
Rank: #1212.
Fike High School
Math: 45% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
500 Harrison Dr N
Wilson, NC 27893
(252) 399-7905
Grades: 9-12
| 1,217 students
Rank: #1313.
James Hunt High School
Math: 30% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
4559 Lamm Rd
Wilson, NC 27893
(252) 399-7930
Grades: 9-12
| 1,284 students
Rank: #1414.
Stantonsburg Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
409 S Main St
Stantonsburg, NC 27883
(252) 238-3639
Grades: K-5
| 207 students
Rank: #1515.
Lee Woodard Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
103 Church St
Black Creek, NC 27813
(252) 399-7940
Grades: K-5
| 197 students
Rank: #1616.
Beddingfield High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4510 Old Stantonsburg Rd
Wilson, NC 27893
(252) 399-7880
Grades: 9-12
| 803 students
Rank: #1717.
Speight Middle School
Math: 28% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5514 Old Stantonsburg Road
Stantonsburg, NC 27883
(252) 238-3983
Grades: 6-8
| 346 students
Rank: #1818.
Wells Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1400 Grove St N
Wilson, NC 27893
(252) 399-7986
Grades: K-5
| 421 students
Rank: #1919.
John W Jones Elementary School
Math: 22% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4028 Highway 42 West
Wilson, NC 27893
(252) 265-4020
Grades: PK-5
| 593 students
Rank: #2020.
Toisnot Middle School
Math: 22% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1301 Corbett Ave N
Wilson, NC 27893
(252) 399-7973
Grades: 6-8
| 409 students
Rank: #2121.
Charles H Darden Middle School
Math: 24% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1665 Lipscomb Road
Wilson, NC 27893
(252) 206-4973
Grades: 6-8
| 301 students
Rank: #2222.
Winstead Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1713 Downing St Sw
Wilson, NC 27893
(252) 399-7990
Grades: K-5
| 315 students
Rank: #2323.
Vick Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
504 N Carroll Street
Wilson, NC 27893
(252) 399-7886
Grades: PK-5
| 322 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
B O Barnes Elementary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1913 Martin L King Parkway
Wilson, NC 27893
(252) 399-7875
Grades: K-5
| 365 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Margaret Hearne Elementary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
300 W Gold St
Wilson, NC 27893
(252) 399-7925
Grades: K-5
| 424 students
Rank: #2626.
Milton M Daniels Learning Center
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
723 Elvie Street
Wilson, NC 27893
(252) 399-7900
Grades: 3-12
| 95 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 13
  • Students: 11,577 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 77% (Btm 50% in NC)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.67

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