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Wilkes County Schools will release students at 12:00 on Friday, December 19 to begin the  Winter Holidays. School will resume for students on January 6, 2015!

Beginning the 2014-2015 school year, Wilkes County Students will be taking new assessments aligned with the Common Core Georgia Performance standards.  

Parent Guide to New Tests in Georgia.pdf 

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In the event of inclement weather, please check the following sources for school closing information:

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Wilkes County Schools’ Web Page:


WTHO in Thomson, Georgia (101.7)
WLOV in Washington, Georgia (95.3 FM)  
WSGC in Elberton, Georgia (105.3)


Channel 6 in Augusta, GA
Channel 12 in North Augusta, SC
Channel 11 in Atlanta, GA or


Our Mission

The mission of the Wilkes County School System is to increase student achievement and provide the necessary support for all students to graduate and flourish in a technological world.  Our vision is to achieve "Excellence Without Exception".