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


School Video 

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...

Virginia Foxx visits WES fifth graders.

Kick it to Hunger

for Wilkes Ministries of H.O.P.E.

by Wilkes Early College Civics Students

-David Simmons, Thomas Johnson, and Destinee Absher

5th Grade Student at Wilkesboro Elementary will bring in 5 cans each for admittance to a kickball game on May 6th. Students that bring in the most cans will have an opportunity to be team captains.

All proceeds will go to Wilkes Ministries of H.O.P.E. The fundraiser starts April 25 and runs through May 6.

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:

Nylah, Sawyer, David, Annika and Claudia

Flag Duty:

CJ and Peyton

Media Center Assistants:

Hailey, Isabel, Anjali and Tatiana


Great News!

Wilkesboro Elementary School was presented a check for $15,934.00 from the Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation for the Elementary Friendly Project. The money will be used to purchase new bookcases for the media center. Wilkesboro Elementary's students and staff are very thankful and excited about this project.

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

Mon, May 2 - Fri, May 6
Teacher Appreciation Week
Thursday, May 5
Cinco de Mayo
K-2 EOY Reading Reward
Spring Art Exhibit
Friday, May 6
Spirit Day


Today, 5/5/2016
High: 60 Low: 47
Rain showers
30% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 5/6/2016
High: 66 Low: 45
Rain showers likely
58% chance of precipitation.