Wilkes Early College High School



Wilkes Early College High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wilkes Early College 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 50
10 49
11 54
12 47

Wilkes Early College High School is a public high school of the Wilkes County School District located in Wilkesboro, NC. It has 218 students in grades 9th through 13th. Wilkes Early College High School is the 486th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 16,736th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 24.2 to 1.

Total Students: 218
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 9

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Wilkes Early College High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 129
(59%)
1,485
(48%)
 Male 89
(41%)
1,596
(52%)

Wilkes Early College High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 152
(70%)
2,465
(80%)
 Hispanic 58
(27%)
387
(13%)
 Two or More 6
(3%)
90
(3%)
 Black 2
(1%)
123
(4%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
10
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Wilkes Early College High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 215
(99%)
3,038
(99%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
43
(1%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Wilkes Early College High School is ranked 368th out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wilkes Early College High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.6%) 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.

Wilkes Early College High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 61
2010 117
2011 170
2012 218
2013 261
2014 243
2015 218

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 20.3
2010 21.3
2011 24.3
2012 24.3
2013 29
2014 27
2015 24.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009
2010 0.61538461538462
2011 0.63529411764706
2012 0.59174311926606
2013 0.57088122605364
2014 0.98765432098765
2015 0.98623853211009

Compare Wilkes Early College High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,420.0% 24.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 
This School 98.6%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

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Wilkes Early College High School
Wilkesboro, NC
Public 09 - 13 218 24.2:1  
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