The Wilson Beacon

Wilson expecting over 2,000 students next year

Winston Botts and Anna Dueholm

April 2, 2020

Wilson is projected to have a student body of 2,015 students in the upcoming school year, roughly a 25 student increase from this year. This is the highest enrollment projection Wilson has seen to date. Each year, DCPS Cen...

Wilson budget set to increase

Nate Belman and Max Karp

March 10, 2020

DCPS Central Office released the budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021. Wilson’s proposed budget included a $1.6 million funding increase, accounting for a projected growth in enrollment by 151 students. The budget is eight percent lar...

PARCC score breakdown by race released

Anna Dueholm

October 14, 2019

Wilson saw a slight improvement in PARCC scores last school year. Score reports, separated by race, were recently released by the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE). PARCC tests serve as an evaluation of math a...

Mandated expenses undercut budget increase

Zara Hall

March 2, 2019

Wilson’s budget has increased to $20 million for the 2020 fiscal year, up $1.5 million from this school year. Yet DCPS has already designated most of the additional funds for increased security costs and mandated positions at...

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