Average Teacher Salary in Wilkes County Schools

The average teacher salary in Wilkes County Schools is $37,898.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $21,120 $16,320 $17,850 $20,210 $23,540 $26,630
Kindergarten $42,300 $31,840 $36,160 $41,220 $48,460 $56,360
Elementary $41,120 $29,950 $34,620 $40,430 $47,570 $53,270
Middle school $41,280 $30,920 $35,120 $40,790 $47,230 $52,480
High school $43,670 $30,740 $36,690 $43,570 $50,980 $58,100

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,423
  • Full time teachers: 670
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 15 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 209
  • Instructional Coordinators: 18
  • Elementary Teachers: 323
  • Kindergarten Teachers: not available
  • Pre-K Teachers: not available
  • High School Teachers: 336
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 10,079

Financial Statistics for Wilkes County Schools

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $21,192,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $55,704,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $9,579,000
  • Total revenue: $86,475,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $47,971,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $54,139,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $12,946,000
  • Expenditures per student: $70,000
  • Total expenditures: $82,983,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $26,586,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $5,640,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Wilkes County Schools

Elementary Schools within the Wilkes County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Boomer-ferguson Elementary
556 Boomer-ferguson Sch Rd
Boomer, NC 28606
336-921-3015
  • Total: 179
  • Kindergarten: 36
  • 1st grade: 28
  • 2nd grade: 27
  • 3rd grade: 31
  • 4th grade: 27
  • 5th grade: 30
15 to 1 12 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
C B Eller Elementary
1288 Cb Eller School Rd
Elkin, NC 28621
336-835-5640
  • Total: 336
  • Kindergarten: 56
  • 1st grade: 71
  • 2nd grade: 62
  • 3rd grade: 51
  • 4th grade: 46
  • 5th grade: 50
15 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
C C Wright Elementary
200 Cc Wright School Rd
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
336-838-5513
  • Total: 468
  • Kindergarten: 88
  • 1st grade: 90
  • 2nd grade: 76
  • 3rd grade: 75
  • 4th grade: 69
  • 5th grade: 70
15 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Millers Creek Elementary
4320 North Nc Hwy 16
Millers Creek, NC 28651
336-667-2379
  • Total: 847
  • Kindergarten: 140
  • 1st grade: 140
  • 2nd grade: 155
  • 3rd grade: 150
  • 4th grade: 139
  • 5th grade: 123
16 to 1 54 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Moravian Falls Elementary
Hwy 18 South
Moravian Falls, NC 28654
336-838-4077
  • Total: 284
  • Kindergarten: 50
  • 1st grade: 52
  • 2nd grade: 46
  • 3rd grade: 44
  • 4th grade: 44
  • 5th grade: 48
14 to 1 21 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Mount Pleasant Elementary
532 Champion Mt Placeeasant Rd
Ferguson, NC 28624
336-973-3780
  • Total: 304
  • Kindergarten: 151
  • 1st grade: 133
  • 2nd grade: 142
  • 3rd grade: 160
  • 4th grade: 141
  • 5th grade: 137
15 to 1 21 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Mountain View Elementary
5464 Mountain View Rd
Hays, NC 28635
336-696-5512
  • Total: 584
  • Kindergarten: 112
  • 1st grade: 98
  • 2nd grade: 73
  • 3rd grade: 100
  • 4th grade: 104
  • 5th grade: 97
15 to 1 40 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Mulberry Elementary
190 Mulberry School Rd
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
336-670-2825
  • Total: 514
  • Kindergarten: 88
  • 1st grade: 84
  • 2nd grade: 100
  • 3rd grade: 97
  • 4th grade: 76
  • 5th grade: 69
17 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
North Wilkesboro Elementary
200 Flint Hill Rd
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
336-838-2872
  • Total: 246
  • Kindergarten: 47
  • 1st grade: 34
  • 2nd grade: 40
  • 3rd grade: 39
  • 4th grade: 49
  • 5th grade: 37
13 to 1 18 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Roaring River Elementary
283 White Placeains Rd
Roaring River, NC 28669
336-696-4628
  • Total: 243
  • Kindergarten: 39
  • 1st grade: 43
  • 2nd grade: 41
  • 3rd grade: 41
  • 4th grade: 43
  • 5th grade: 36
17 to 1 14 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Ronda-clingman Elementary
316 Ronda-clingman School Rd
Ronda, NC 28670
336-957-8210
  • Total: 291
  • Kindergarten: 55
  • 1st grade: 47
  • 2nd grade: 48
  • 3rd grade: 53
  • 4th grade: 43
  • 5th grade: 45
14 to 1 20 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Traphill Elementary
9794 Traphill Rd
Traphill, NC 28685
336-957-2379
  • Total: 184
  • Kindergarten: 37
  • 1st grade: 24
  • 2nd grade: 32
  • 3rd grade: 37
  • 4th grade: 22
  • 5th grade: 32
17 to 1 11 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Wilkesboro Elementary
1248 School St
Wilkesboro, NC 28697
336-838-4261
  • Total: 412
  • Kindergarten: 66
  • 1st grade: 69
  • 2nd grade: 71
  • 3rd grade: 70
  • 4th grade: 67
  • 5th grade: 69
15 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Wilkes County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Central Wilkes Middle
3541 South Nc Hwy 16
Moravian Falls, NC 28654
336-667-7453
  • Total: 688
  • 6th grade: 223
  • 7th grade: 220
  • 8th grade: 245
15 to 1 45 6th Grade 8th Grade
East Wilkes Middle
2202 Macedonia Rd
Ronda, NC 28670
336-927-9800
  • Total: 417
  • 6th grade: 144
  • 7th grade: 129
  • 8th grade: 144
14 to 1 29 6th Grade 8th Grade
North Wilkes Middle
2776 Yellow Banks Rd
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
336-696-2724
  • Total: 621
  • 6th grade: 219
  • 7th grade: 207
  • 8th grade: 195
16 to 1 39 6th Grade 8th Grade
West Wilkes Middle
1677 North Nc Hwy 16
Wilkesboro, NC 28697
336-973-1700
  • Total: 597
  • 6th grade: 203
  • 7th grade: 205
  • 8th grade: 189
16 to 1 37 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Wilkes County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
East Wilkes High
13315 Elkin Hwy 268
Ronda, NC 28670
336-835-4772
  • Total: 541
  • 9th grade: 162
  • 10th grade: 145
  • 11th grade: 116
  • 12th grade: 118
17 to 1 33 9th Grade 12th Grade
North Wilkes High
2986 Traphill Rd
Hays, NC 28635
336-957-8601
  • Total: 708
  • 9th grade: 214
  • 10th grade: 214
  • 11th grade: 158
  • 12th grade: 122
15 to 1 47 9th Grade 12th Grade
West Wilkes High
6598 Boone Trail
Millers Creek, NC 28651
336-973-4503
  • Total: 658
  • 9th grade: 212
  • 10th grade: 169
  • 11th grade: 145
  • 12th grade: 132
17 to 1 39 9th Grade 12th Grade
Wilkes Central High
1179 Moravian Falls Rd
Wilkesboro, NC 28697
336-667-5277
  • Total: 860
  • 9th grade: 282
  • 10th grade: 228
  • 11th grade: 166
  • 12th grade: 184
16 to 1 53 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Wilkes County Schools (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Wilkes County Career Center
374 Lincoln Heights Rd
Wilkesboro, NC 28697
336-667-3653
  • Total: 97
  • 9th grade: 8
  • 10th grade: 24
  • 11th grade: 35
  • 12th grade: 30
7 to 1 14 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $17,516
  • Median family income: $40,607
  • Median male income: $24,170
  • Median female income: $17,262
  • Median income of a renter: $22,518
  • Median income of a home owner: $37,750
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    4,975 4,545 5,080 3,630 1,220