Wilson County Schools School District

117 N E Tarboro St
Wilson, NC 27893-4016
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%

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%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 27 public schools serving 10,354 students in Wilson County Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, 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 47% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 50% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the North Carolina public school average of 55% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (NC)
# Schools
27 Schools
2,752 Schools
# Students
10,354 Students
1,524,291 Students
# Teachers
640 Teachers
100,983 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Wilson County Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 325 school districts in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 79% has increased from 76% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NC)
#175 out of 325 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Wilson County Schools  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
47%
51%
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 2021-22 school year data.
48%
50%
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 2021-22 school year data.
79%
86%
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 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.68
0.70
# American Indian Students
20 Students
17,561 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
125 Students
58,380 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
2,369 Students
302,316 Students
% Hispanic Students
23%
20%
# Black Students
4,575 Students
380,019 Students
% Black Students
44%
25%
# White Students
2,921 Students
684,977 Students
% White Students
28%
45%
# Hawaiian Students
14 Students
2,197 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
386 Students
79,811 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
121
21,304
# Students in K Grade:
836
112,495
# Students in 1st Grade:
718
108,688
# Students in 2nd Grade:
703
111,859
# Students in 3rd Grade:
746
112,431
# Students in 4th Grade:
765
113,015
# Students in 5th Grade:
780
113,863
# Students in 6th Grade:
781
116,205
# Students in 7th Grade:
866
121,315
# Students in 8th Grade:
781
123,350
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,086
142,947
# Students in 10th Grade:
814
119,163
# Students in 11th Grade:
733
110,398
# Students in 12th Grade:
624
97,258
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,762 is higher than the state median of $11,354. The school district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,086 is less than the state median of $11,785. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NC)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$122 MM
$17,307 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending (20-21)
$115 MM
$17,964 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (20-21)
$11,762
$11,354
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Wilson County Schools  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student (20-21)
$11,086
$11,785
This chart display average spending per public school student in Wilson County Schools  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Wilson County Schools School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Wilson Early College Academy
(Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
902 Herring St
Wilson, NC 27893
(252) 246-1418
Grades: 9-13
| 208 students
Rank: #22.
Rock Ridge Elementary School
(Math: 89% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6605 Rock Ridge School Rd
Wilson, NC 27893
(252) 399-7955
Grades: K-5
| 447 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Lucama Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6260 Blalock Road
Lucama, NC 27851
(252) 239-1257
Grades: K-5
| 352 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
New Hope Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4826 Packhouse Rd
Wilson, NC 27896
(252) 399-7950
Grades: K-5
| 430 students
Rank: #55.
Wilson Of Applied Technology
(Math: 60-79% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4510 Old Stantonsburg Rd
Wilson, NC 27893
(252) 265-4038
Grades: 9-13
| 175 students
Rank: #66.
Wilson Of Virtual Education
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
117 Ne Tarboro St
Wilson, NC 27894
(252) 399-7700
Grades: 3-12
| 104 students
Rank: #77.
Gardners Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5404 Nc 42 Hwy E
Elm City, NC 27822
(252) 399-7920
Grades: K-5
| 223 students
Rank: #88.
Elm City Middle School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
215 E Church St
Elm City, NC 27822
(252) 236-4148
Grades: 6-8
| 421 students
Rank: #99.
Springfield Middle School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5551 Wiggins Mill Rd
Lucama, NC 27851
(252) 239-1347
Grades: 6-8
| 452 students
Rank: #1010.
James Hunt High School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4559 Lamm Rd
Wilson, NC 27893
(252) 399-7930
Grades: 9-12
| 1,065 students
Rank: #1111.
Wells Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1400 Grove St N
Wilson, NC 27893
(252) 399-7986
Grades: K-5
| 278 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Frederick Douglass Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5544 Lake Wilson Rd
Elm City, NC 27822
(252) 236-4574
Grades: K-5
| 356 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Vinson-bynum Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1601 Tarboro St Sw
Wilson, NC 27893
(252) 399-7981
Grades: K-5
| 382 students
Rank: #1414.
Beddingfield High School
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4510 Old Stantonsburg Rd
Wilson, NC 27893
(252) 399-7880
Grades: 9-12
| 717 students
Rank: #1515.
Stantonsburg Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
409 S Main St
Stantonsburg, NC 27883
(252) 238-3639
Grades: K-5
| 195 students
Rank: #1616.
Fike High School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
500 Harrison Dr N
Wilson, NC 27893
(252) 399-7905
Grades: 9-12
| 1,030 students
Rank: #1717.
Forest Hills Middle School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1210 Forest Hills
Wilson, NC 27893
(252) 399-7913
Grades: 6-8
| 455 students
Rank: #1818.
John W Jones Elementary School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4028 Highway 42 West
Wilson, NC 27893
(252) 265-4020
Grades: PK-5
| 581 students
Rank: #1919.
Speight Middle School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5514 Old Stantonsburg Road
Stantonsburg, NC 27883
(252) 238-3983
Grades: 6-8
| 310 students
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Lee Woodard Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
103 Church St
Black Creek, NC 27813
(252) 399-7940
Grades: K-5
| 149 students
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Winstead Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1713 Downing St Sw
Wilson, NC 27893
(252) 399-7990
Grades: K-5
| 327 students
Rank: #2222.
B O Barnes Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1913 Martin L King Parkway
Wilson, NC 27893
(252) 399-7875
Grades: K-5
| 290 students
Rank: #2323.
Toisnot Middle School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 34%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1301 Corbett Ave N
Wilson, NC 27893
(252) 399-7973
Grades: 6-8
| 377 students
Rank: #2424.
Margaret Hearne Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
300 W Gold St
Wilson, NC 27893
(252) 399-7925
Grades: PK-5
| 379 students
Rank: #2525.
Charles H Darden Middle School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1665 Lipscomb Road
Wilson, NC 27893
(252) 206-4973
Grades: 6-8
| 318 students
Rank: #2626.
Vick Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
504 N Carroll Street
Wilson, NC 27893
(252) 399-7886
Grades: PK-5
| 267 students
Rank: #2727.
Milton M Daniels Learning Center
Alternative School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
723 Elvie Street
Wilson, NC 27893
(252) 399-7900
Grades: 3-12
| 66 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Wilson County Schools School District?
Wilson County Schools School District manages 27 public schools serving 10,354 students.
What is the rank of Wilson County Schools School District?
Wilson County Schools School District is ranked #180 out of 325 school districts in North Carolina (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of North Carolina school districts for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Wilson County Schools School District?
44% of Wilson County Schools School District students are Black, 28% of students are White, 23% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Wilson County Schools School District?
Wilson County Schools School District has a student/teacher ratio of 16:1, which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 15:1.
What is Wilson County Schools School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $11,086 is less than the state median of $11,785. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 27 schools
  • Grades: PK-13
  • Enrollment: 10,354 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • : 79% (Btm 50% in NC)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 47% (Btm 50%)
  • : 48% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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