Wilkesboro Elementary Students SOAR           S ~ Stay Safe          O ~ Outstanding Attitude          A ~ Always Respectful          R ~ Responsible           Wilkesboro Elementary Students SOAR           S ~ Stay Safe          O ~ Outstanding Attitude          A ~ Always Respectful          R ~ Responsible


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The students, staff, and parents of Wilkesboro Elementary School are very proud of our school. We are a part of the Wilkes County School System.


What We Are Doing at WES...

Dollyhite's 5th Grade Smiles for Valentine's Day

Book Fair

Feeling Groovy Book Fair

The last book fair was February 1 - 5, 2016 and was very successful! Students, teachers, parents, grandparents and community members bought over $9,000  of books. Thank each and every one of you for shopping at Wilkesboro's book fair. The students below attended our Family Night on Thursday evening and won the "free book" drawing Friday morning. Congratulations to the students below!

Student Ambassadors

Fifth Graders have been selected as our student ambassadors. Students had to write an essay and model our school motto of SOAR.

In-House Crew:

Hannah, Kendall, Quentin & Seth

Flag Duty:

Dorian & Seth

Media Center Assistants:

Ava, Joana, Zoe, Adrienne & Alex



Wilkesboro Elementary School is pleased to announce that yearbooks may now be ordered online. Please visit ORDER NOW to purchase a 2015-2016 WES yearbook. You will need to enter 11752416 as the Yearbook ID Code for Wilkesboro Elementary. You may also donate to a fund to help purchase yearbooks for students who would otherwise not receive a yearbook. Thank you for all your help!

Information was sent home in January about purchasing your child's yearbook through school. The full amount of $25 must be paid up front by 2/26/16.

After School Opportunities

Good News Club has returned!

Good News Club is an exciting, fun-filled 90 minutes once a week.
It includes:  

*Dynamic Bible Lessons
*Creative Learning Activities
*Inspiring Missionary Stories
*Meaningful Songs
*Life-Changing Scripture Memory

Tuesdays until 4:45 PM
Hosted by Oakwoods Baptist Church


School Improvement Team and Plan

Next Meeting 11-3-2015 at 8:30 AM

Members of Wilkesboro Elementary School's School Improvement Team (voted on 9/30/15) include:


  Rodney Graham 

Assistant Principal

  Doug Faulkner

Instructional Specialist

  Tamarah Cornette

Teacher Representatives  

PK - A. Mondragon,

K - K. Hayes, 1 - S. Hagaman,

2 - M. Eller, 3 - A. Minton,

4 - C. Fowler, 5 - T. Sargent

TA - B. Mercer

EC - J. Gilbert

Counselor - C. Edwards

Media - J. St.John

Chairperson - J. Cardwell

Parent Representatives
  Ashley Frazier


NC School Report Card

Mission and Vision

The mission of Wilkesboro Elementary School is to empower our students with skills, knowledge, and strength of character, enabling them to become good decision makers and lifelong learners.

Vision: Wilkesboro Elementary School is a progressive and nurturing community where all stakeholders engage with students in the continuing pursuit of academic excellence.

Crime Stoppers

Upcoming Events

Sunday, February 14
Valentine's Day
Monday, February 15
No School
President's Day
Thursday, February 18
Group Pictures
PTO 6:30PM School Wide
Special Performance by 2nd Grade


Today, 2/13/2016
High: 33 Low: 10
Partly sunny
10% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 2/14/2016
High: 32 Low: 18
Partly sunny
7% chance of precipitation.