West Wilkes High School



West Wilkes High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Wilkes High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 222
10 174
11 181
12 144

West Wilkes High School is a public high school of the Wilkes County School District located in Millers Creek, NC. It has 721 students in grades 9th through 12th. West Wilkes High School is the 308th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 8,078th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.9 to 1.

Total Students: 721
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 45.25

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West Wilkes High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 389
(54%)
1,596
(52%)
 Female 332
(46%)
1,485
(48%)

West Wilkes High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 653
(91%)
2,465
(80%)
 Hispanic 58
(8%)
387
(13%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
90
(3%)
 Black 2
(0%)
123
(4%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
10
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

West Wilkes High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 718
(100%)
3,038
(99%)
 Not Eligible 3
(0%)
43
(1%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Wilkes High School is ranked 103rd out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Wilkes High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 48.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

West Wilkes High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 679
2006 655
2007 615
2008 658
2009 636
2010 679
2011 697
2012 668
2013 681
2014 689
2015 721

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 15.6
2007 15.3
2008 16.9
2009 16.4
2010 17.3
2011 18.5
2012 16.4
2013 16.1
2014 15.6
2015 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.35787923416789
2006 0.37862595419847
2007 0.39837398373984
2008 0.38753799392097
2009
2010 0.42562592047128
2011 0.45911047345768
2012 0.51646706586826
2013 0.49339207048458
2014 0.98548621190131
2015 0.99583911234397

Compare West Wilkes High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 
This School 99.6%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
West Wilkes High School
Millers Creek, NC
Public 09 - 12 721 15.9:1  
Millers Creek Christian School
Millers Creek, NC
Private PK - 12 191 11:1 2 miles
Wilkes Early College High School
Wilkesboro, NC
Public 09 - 13 218 24.2:1 6 miles
Harvest Time Christian Academy
Wilkesboro, NC
Private PK - 12 61 6:1 7 miles
Wilkes Central High School
Wilkesboro, NC
Public 09 - 12 911 16.3:1 7 miles
North Wilkes High School
Hays, NC
Public 09 - 12 702 15.2:1 12 miles
Alexander Central High School
Taylorsville, NC
Public 09 - 12 1,519 15.8:1 19 miles
Ashe County High School
West Jefferson, NC
Public 09 - 12 962 14.5:1 19 miles
East Wilkes High School
Ronda, NC
Public 09 - 12 529 16.1:1 19 miles
Hibriten High School
Lenoir, NC
Public 09 - 12 851 13.2:1 23 miles
Ashe County Middle School
Warrensville, NC
Public 07 - 08 488 12.8:1 24 miles
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