Wilkes Central High Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#1,808
College Readiness Index
20.3
Algebra Proficiency
3.1
English Proficiency
3.0
Student/Teacher Ratio
17:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 875 Students
  • 51 Teachers

Wilkes Central High
1179 MORAVIAN FALLS RD
WILKESBORO, NC 28697

Phone: (336) 667-5277

District: Wilkes County Schools

Overview

Wilkes Central High is ranked 28th within North Carolina. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Wilkes Central High is 27 percent. The student body makeup is 50 percent male and 50 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 29 percent. Wilkes Central High is 1 of 5 high schools in the Wilkes County Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#1808
State Rank
#28

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 875
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 29%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 48%
Full-Time Teachers 51

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in English 77%
Proficient in Algebra 78%
College Readiness Index 20.3

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Fringe Rural
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 5
Total Students 2,906
Proficient in English (district average) 81%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 78%
College Readiness (district average) 13.9

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