Butler Elementary School

Butler Elementary School serves 710 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Butler Elementary School operates within the Chatham County School District.

Overview

The student population of 710 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 710 students
Butler Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Butler Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Butler Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 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 15:1
Butler Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Black
96%
37%
Butler Elementary School Black (1994-2013)
White
2%
44%
Butler Elementary School White (1994-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Butler Elementary School Two or more races (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Butler Elementary School Sch Ethnicity 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.
0.08 0.40
Butler Elementary School Diversity Score (1994-2013)
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.
82%
52%
Butler Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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%
7%
Butler Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 41,113 students has grown by 20% over five years.
School District Name Chatham County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
56
5
Number of Students Managed 41,113 3,197
Chatham County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $394 MM $34 MM
Chatham County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $364 MM $36 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,593 $9,939
Chatham County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,692 $10,367
Chatham County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Gadsden Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SavannahCoastal Georgia Comprehensive Academy
    Special Education School
    2001 Cynthia St
    SavannahGA 31415
    (912)201-5440
    Special Education School

    0.1 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • SavannahOglethorpe Charter School
    Charter School
    7202 Central Ave
    SavannahGA 31406
    (912)395-5075
    Charter School

    0.9 mi | 462 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • SavannahBeach High School
    Magnet School
    3001 Hopkins St
    SavannahGA 31405
    (912)395-5330
    Magnet School

    0.9 mi | 906 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • SavannahGadsden Elementary School
    5330 Montgomery St
    SavannahGA 31405
    (912)395-5940
    1.2 mi | 727 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • SavannahHodge Elementary School
    Magnet School
    3609 Hopkins St
    SavannahGA 31405
    (912)395-5200
    Magnet School

    1.2 mi | 479 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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