West Wilkes Middle School

1677 North Nc Hwy 16

Wilkesboro, NC 28697

Tel: (336)651-4381
  • West Wilkes Middle School serves 659 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
  • West Wilkes Middle School operates within the Wilkes County s School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 659 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 659 students
West Wilkes Middle School Total Students (2005-2015)
Gender % West Wilkes Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
West Wilkes Middle School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade West Wilkes Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.22 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 18:1 16:1
West Wilkes Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2003-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
West Wilkes Middle School Asian Students (2003-2010)
Hispanic
11%
16%
West Wilkes Middle School Black Students (2005-2015)
Black
n/a
26%
West Wilkes Middle School Black Students (2003-2014)
White
88%
50%
West Wilkes Middle School White Students (2005-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
West Wilkes Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
4%
West Wilkes Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups West Wilkes Middle 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.
0.22 0.45
West Wilkes Middle School Diversity Score (2005-2015)
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.
99%
52%
West Wilkes Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2015)
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 Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

  • Wilkes County s School District's student population of 10,268 students has stayed relatively flat 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)
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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  • Millers CreekWest Wilkes High School
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    1.4 miles
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  • Millers CreekMillers Creek Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 852 students
    2.8 miles
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  • WilkesboroWilkes Early College High School
    Grades: 9-13 | 243 students
    4.2 miles
    1328 S Collegiate Dr
    WilkesboroNC 28697
    (336)838-6247
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  • WilkesboroWilkesboro Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 437 students
    4.3 miles
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    WilkesboroNC 28697
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  • North WilkesboroNorth Wilkesboro Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 307 students
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    North WilkesboroNC 28659
    (336)838-2872
    5.6PK-5307

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