Wilkes Developmental Day School is a private, non-profit agency. 

A volunteer board of directors consisting of local business leaders, physicians, and parent representatives oversee the operation of the school. 

Funding is provided through Federal, State and County funds as well as by private contributions and minimal parent fees. We are a United Way Agency. Tuition rates are based on  a sliding  scale, dependent upon family size and ability to pay as determined by the Department of Social Services.


There are many ways to contribute to Wilkes Developmental Day School. Every gift, no matter how large or small, is important. Gifts to the School can come in many forms. 

Gift of Cash 
A gift of cash entitles the donor to an income tax charitable deduction in the year in which the gift is received by the School. Please make checks payable to Wilkes Developmental Day School. 

Wilkes Developmental Day School can often utilize toys, children's clothing, and equipment that are in excellent condition. Please contact the School at (336) 838-3119 for details. 

A bequest is included in a donor's will. This gift may be valued for a specific amount, a percentage of the estate or other variables. 

Honor or Memorial Gift 
Please note, if you wish to make a donation in honor or in memory of someone, please indicate that with your donation. We will send an acknowledgement to that person or family. 

Donations can be mailed to the school --

Wilkes Developmental Day School

PO Box 545

Wilkesboro, NC 28697

Or can be dropped off at the school in the office.

Thank you in advance for any donation or gift. It is greatly appreciated!