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


Congratulations to Wilkesboro's principal, Mrs. Sandra Burchette, for being selected as Wilkes County's Principal of the Year! We at Wilkesboro Elementary are proud of you!


Welcome to Wilkesboro Elementary School. The students, staff, and parents are very proud of our school located at 1248 School Street in Wilkesboro, North Carolina. We are a part of the Wilkes County School System. Our school contains two self-contained exceptional children's classes, two pre-kindergarten classes, and two to three classes at each grade level, kindergarten through fifth. Approximately 420 students attend Wilkesboro School.

Child Abuse Prevention Month

Mrs. Eller's first and second graders placed pinwheels outside their classroom window Friday, April 4, 2012. Students were participating in the "Pinwheels for Prevention" Garden Planting. For more information please read Child Abuse Prevention.

Student Ambassadors

News Crew

Flag Crew

Media Assistants

Fifth grade students at Wilkesboro Elementary have been chosen as Student Ambassadors. Currently, there are three teams: News Crew, Flag Duty and Library Helpers. 

Pre-K Registration

Register Today
Wilkesboro Elementary Pre-K
Screening on Monday, April 28 for 2014-2015
Attention Parents: 
All children who will be 4 years old by 8/31 are invited to attend.
Atencion Padres:
Se invita a todo nino/a que cumplira los 4 anos antes del 31 de Agosto.

Wilkesboro Newsletters

News! News! News!

Click on the image above to read the April Newsletter.

School Improvement Team and Plan

Next meeting will be Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 3:30 in the Media Center.

Members of Wilkesboro Elementary School's School Improvement Team (voted on 10/23/13) include:


  Sandra Burchette 

Assistant Principal

  Rodney Graham

Instructional Specialist

  Kim Parsons

Teacher Representatives

Angela Mondragon, Holly Stone,
Susan Hagaman, Talica Ervin,
Summer Key, Cyndi Fowler,
Kristen Cogdill, April Yandle,
Crystal Edwards, Patti Parker, 
Jennifer Cardwell and Janet St John

Parent Representatives
  Erin Anderson and Kathryn Wright


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

Monthly Attendance Winners

Two classes earn the honor each month of displaying the Attendance Award Banner. Help congratulate our high attendance winners for the month of March.

Our winning class for grades K – 2 is Ms. Anderson's 1st grade class with an attendance percentage of 95.9%.

Our winning class for grades 3 – 5 is Ms. Newton’s 4th grade with an attendance percentage of 99.5%.  That's two months in a row for Ms. Newton, WOW!


Upcoming Events

Mon, Apr 14 - Fri, Apr 18
NO SCHOOL Spring Break
Tue, Apr 1 - Wed, Apr 30
School Library Month
Monday, April 21
NO SCHOOL Easter Holiday
Tuesday, April 22
Earth Day
Wednesday, April 23
Administrative Professionals Day
PTO Executive Committee 8:30


Today, 4/16/2014
High: 57 Low: 29
6% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 4/17/2014
High: 61 Low: 28
0% chance of precipitation.