Wilkes County Schools - Empowering youth to lead and succeed in the global community.
Dr. Marty Hemric

Friday, April 3
Easter Holiday - No School

Sunday, April 5
Happy Easter!

Mon, Apr 6 - Fri, Apr 10
Annual Leave Day - No School

Spring Break

Today, 3/26/2015
High: 72 Low: 43
Slight chance rain showers
29% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 3/27/2015
High: 54 Low: 30
Chance rain showers
34% chance of precipitation.

Check out our Mobile App!

The Wilkes County Schools' mobile app is available as a free download from iTunes or Google Play. Check it out on your iOS or Android devices!

Public Notice

Non-Discrimination Statement

Website Last Updated:
March 5, 2015
12:55 PM

Effective Teacher Training

Individuals interested in becoming a substitute teacher with Wilkes County Schools should plan to attend Effective Teacher Training which will held on March 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26, and 31. The class will be held in Room 312 of Hayes Hall at Wilkes Community College from 5:30 to 8:30 pm. Those interested can contact the office of Continuing Education to register early or can register on the first night of class.


Wilkes County Schools' School Performance Grades

North Carolina Department of Public Instruction released the school report cards for the 2013-2014 school year on February 5, 2015. The General Assembly mandated school performance letter grades (A-F) be included in the school report card release. These grades are based on a 15-point grading scale.


Kindergarten Fun Times and Screening

Click here to view information for upcoming Fun Times and Screenings for all prospective Kindergarten students for the 2015-2016 school year. To be eligible, children must be 5 years of age on or before August 31, 2015.

High School Registration

High school students will begin registering for classes early March. Click on the files below to view the high school registration guide and checklist.

Scholarship and Financial Aid Information

The WCS Scholarship & Financial Aid Information page for high school seniors (and their parents) is now available. Please be sure to take a look at this new page, which provides downloadable scholarship applications and links to other helpful websites as you try to find money for post-secondary study.

WCS STEM Investigations

Wilkes County Schools received a grant from the Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation for the implementation of STEM Investigations in the four middle schools. STEM Investigations is a project based curriculum designed to challenge and engage the natural curiosity of students. The program is a three tiered framework which encompasses integration of STEM concepts, use of individual and collaborative classroom technology, and project-based learning that promotes critical thinking skills. To learn more, please view the STEM Investigations video by clicking on the image below.

STEM Investigations Video

Spotlight on Education in Wilkes County Schools
Monthly Newsletter

  Click here or on the image above to view the February 2015 edition of the Spotlight on Education Newsletter.

Click here to view an archive of newsletters from the 2014-2015 school year.

Wilkes Early College High School Recognized in Raleigh

U.S. Representative Virginia Foxx recently recognized Wilkes Early College High School for their innovative approach to learning. Click below to view her remarks.

North Carolina Driver Education Program

Changes are coming to the Driver Education Program in North Carolina that will affect all families. Click here to learn more about these changes and how you can help! Download a copy of the Driver Education Matters brochure to review facts and key points to bring to the attention of our state legislators!