West Wilkes High School

  • West Wilkes High School serves 689 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to 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%.
  • West 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 689 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 689 students
West Wilkes High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % West Wilkes High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
West Wilkes High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade West Wilkes High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
West Wilkes High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
West Wilkes High School Asian Students (2004-2006)
Hispanic
8%
16%
West Wilkes High School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
n/a
26%
West Wilkes High School Black Students (2004-2010)
White
92%
50%
West Wilkes High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
West Wilkes High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
4%
West Wilkes High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups West 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 0.45
West 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%
West 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%
West 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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  • WilkesboroWest Wilkes Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 659 students
    1.4 miles
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  • Millers CreekMillers Creek Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 852 students
    2.2 miles
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  • WilkesboroWilkes Early College High School
    Grades: 9-13 | 243 students
    5.5 miles
    1328 S Collegiate Dr
    WilkesboroNC 28697
    (336)838-6247
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  • WilkesboroWilkesboro Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 437 students
    5.7 miles
    1248 School St
    WilkesboroNC 28697
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  • North WilkesboroMulberry Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 481 students
    5.9 miles
    190 Mulberry School Rd
    North WilkesboroNC 28659
    (336)667-4641
    5.9PK-5481

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