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!

Open House

Open House has been scheduled for Thursday, August 21. Teachers and staff of Wilkesboro Elementary would like to welcome students in grades K - 2 from 6:00 - 7:00 PM and grades 3 - 5 from 7:00 - 8:00 PM. The open house is floating, feel free to come in to meet your child's teacher and see their classroom anytime during the above hours. We look forward to seeing you then!

Summer Library Hours

Wilkesboro Elementary School is pleased to announce that our library will be open for two hours on Mondays this summer. Parents are encouraged to bring their child in and help them pick out a book. Students may not be dropped off. We look forward to seeing students this summer and reading together. Please note our summer dates and times below.

Mon. 6/16 from 9:00 - 11:00 AM
Mon. 6/23 from 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Mon. 7/7 from 9:00 - 11:00 AM
Mon. 7/14 from 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Mon. 7/21 from 9:00 - 11:00 AM
Mon. 7/28 from 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Mon. 8/4 from 9:00 - 11:00 AM


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.

School Improvement Team and Plan

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

Upcoming Events

Saturday, August 16
PTO Clean-up
Thursday, August 21
Open House
Grades K - 2 from 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Grades 3 - 5 from 7:00 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, August 23
Rain Date for Clean-up
Tuesday, August 26
First Day of School
Friday, August 29
Birthday Celebrations


Today, 8/1/2014
High: 71 Low: 64
Rain showers
90% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 8/2/2014
High: 76 Low: 66
Chance rain showers
53% chance of precipitation.