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  • Wilkes Early College High
  • 1328 S Collegiate Dr, Wilkesboro
  • Wilkes County Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 13 · Students: 243
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
  • Wilkesboro Elementary
  • 1248 School St, Wilkesboro
  • Wilkes County Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 437
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
  • West Wilkes Middle School
  • 1677 North Nc Hwy 16, Wilkesboro
  • Wilkes County Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 659
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1

Wilkesboro school information

IndexWilkesboroNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores52%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools41,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schools11837,963
The Wilkesboro, NC educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Wilkesboro public schools have average test scores of 52% which is 20% higher than than the North Carolina average and 6% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Wilkesboro public schools is 14:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 77.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 70.4% have completed high school, 23.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Wilkesboro

IndexWilkesboroNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade77.0%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school70.4%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college52.4%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.8%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.5%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters11.1%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.3%1.3%

Wilkesboro, NC School Districts

Wilkes County Schools

There are a total of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Wilkesboro. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Wilkesboro, NC schools is 52%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Wilkesboro, NC, an average of 77.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 70.4% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Wilkesboro schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Wilkesboro, NC schools.

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Millers Creek, NC1,80151%3%
Mulberry, NC1,94044%11%
Moravian Falls, NC1,99044%11%
Hays, NC1,69843%14%
Ronda, NC58142%14%
Wilkesboro, NC3,55252%6%

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Big Lake, AK3,55226%47%
Colonial Beach, VA3,55271%45%
Verona, VA3,55162%26%
South Nyack, NY3,55130%40%
West End-Cobb Town, AL3,55025%50%
Wilkesboro, NC3,55252%6%
Source: The Wilkesboro, NC education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.
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