Butler Elementary School

Butler Elementary School serves 651 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Butler Elementary School operates within the Chatham County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 651 students has declined by 23% over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 38% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 651 students
Butler Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Butler Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Butler Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Butler Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Butler Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Black
95%
37%
Butler Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
2%
43%
Butler Elementary School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Butler Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Butler Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.10 0.40
Butler Elementary School Diversity Score (1994-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
86%
56%
Butler Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
6%
Butler Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 37,445 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,190 is higher than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,029 is higher than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has grown by 22% over four years.
School District Name Chatham County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
58
5
Number of Students Managed 37,445 3,213
Chatham County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $388 MM $36 MM
Chatham County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $382 MM $34 MM
Chatham County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,190 $10,365
Chatham County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,029 $9,935
Chatham County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Beach High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Oglethorpe Charter School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hodge Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • SavannahCoastal Georgia Comprehensive Academy
    Special Education School
    1 Negative Reviews
    2001 Cynthia St
    SavannahGA 31415
    (912)201-5440
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  • SavannahBeach High School
    0.9 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 909 students3001 Hopkins St
    SavannahGA 31405
    (912)395-5330
    0.99-12909
  • SavannahOglethorpe Charter School
    Charter School
    1 Negative Reviews
    0.9 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 577 students7202 Central Ave
    SavannahGA 31406
    (912)395-5075
    0.96-8577
  • SavannahHodge Elementary School
    1.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 473 students3609 Hopkins St
    SavannahGA 31405
    (912)395-5200
    1.1PK-5473
  • SavannahGadsden Elementary School
    1.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 739 students919 May St
    SavannahGA 31415
    (912)395-5940
    1.2PK-5739

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