Wilson Early College Academy

902 Herring St
Wilson, NC 27893
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Wilson Early College Academy serves 274 students in grades 9-13.
Wilson Early College Academy placed in the top 5% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Wilson Early College Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

Wilson Early College Academy's student population of 274 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-13
Total Students
274 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

Wilson Early College Academy is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,571 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Wilson Early College Academy is 0.66, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#45 out of 2571 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
17%
18%
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Black
38%
25%
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White
41%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.66
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-13
  • Students: 274 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 30% in NC)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 90-94% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.66 (Top 30%)

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