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

From the Eagle's Nest

 Please open the link below to read the most current newsletter from Mrs. Burchette.



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!

After School Opportunities

Good News Club

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


Parent Information


Ident-A-Kid will be at Wilkesboro School on Monday, November 3, 2014. Read the newsletter for information about the Ident-A-Kid opportunity. There is also a copy of the newsletter available in Spanish.

Also, here is a link to information regarding the eKid- ID.  As a bonus, parents will receive one sent to their cell phone if they order more than one card.


Thank you!

Students of the Month

October Students of the Month

Student Ambassadors

In-House Crew


Flag Crew


Media Assistants

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



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 434 students attend Wilkesboro School.

Monthly Attendance Winners

A K-2 and a 3-5 class earn the honor each month of displaying the Attendance Award Banner. Help congratulate our high attendance winners for Month 1.

Our winning class for grades K-2 is Mrs. Johnson's second grade class with 98.9%.

Our winning class for grades 3 – 5 is Mrs. Watkin's 5th grade class with 99.8%.


School Improvement Team and Plan

Members of Wilkesboro Elementary School's School Improvement Team (voted on 9/6/14) include:


  Sandra Burchette 

Assistant Principal

  Danielle Dowell

Instructional Specialist

  Tamarah Cornette

Teacher Representatives  

TA - P. Parker, PK - Mondragon,

K - A. Stone, 1 - S. Hagaman,

2 - C. Jolly, 3 - S. Key,

4 - C. Folwer, 5 - K. Cogdill,

EC - A. Yandle, Special - C. Edwards,

Media - J. St.John

Chairperson - J. Cardwell

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

Sunday, November 2
Daylight Savings Time Ends
Monday, November 3
JAWC 4th and 5th
Tuesday, November 4
Wednesday, November 5
PTO Executive Commitee
Report Cards
School Spelling Bee


Today, 11/1/2014
High: 44 Low: 34
90% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 11/2/2014
High: 51 Low: 32
Mostly sunny
7% chance of precipitation.