Van R. Butler Elementary School

6694 West Co Hwy 30a

Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-3520

Tel: (850)622-5040
Grades: PK-5

897 students

Van R. Butler Elementary School serves 897 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Van R. Butler Elementary School operates within the Walton School District.

Overview

The student population of 897 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 897 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 57 teachers
Students by Grade Van R. Butler Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Van R. Butler Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
9%
28%
Black
1%
23%
White
83%
43%
All Ethnic Groups Van R. Butler Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Van R. Butler Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.30 0.45
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.
25%
49%
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.
4%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,030 students has grown by 29% over five years.
School District Name Walton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
23
Number of Students Managed 9,030 9,989
Walton School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $90 MM $138 MM
Walton School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $102 MM $159 MM
Walton School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,810 $13,793
Walton School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,653 $15,882
Walton School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is South Walton High School (5.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Emerald Coast Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bay Elementary School (8.6 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Santa Rosa BeachEmerald Coast Middle School
    6696 West County Hwy 30a
    Santa Rosa BeachFL 32459
    (850)622-5025
    0 mi | 525 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • Santa Rosa BeachSouth Walton High School
    645 Greenway Trail
    Santa Rosa BeachFL 32459
    (850)622-5020
    5.1 mi | 628 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Santa Rosa BeachHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Seaside Neighborhood School
    Charter School
    10 Smolian Circle
    Santa Rosa BeachFL 32459
    (850)231-0396
    Charter School

    7.9 mi | 115 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Santa Rosa BeachBay Elementary School
    118 Gilmore St
    Santa Rosa BeachFL 32459
    (850)622-5050
    8.6 mi | 296 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • DestinDestin Middle School
    4608 Legendary Marina Dr
    DestinFL 32541
    (850)833-7655
    9.4 mi | 609 students | Gr. 5-8                      

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Did You Know?
Walton County, FL public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.30, which is lower than the Florida average of 0.45. The most diverse school district in Walton County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.