Butler Elementary School

Butler Elementary School serves 669 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% 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 669 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 669 students
Butler Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 43 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 16:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 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 16:1 15:1
Butler Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Black
93%
37%
White
1%
44%
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.
0.13 0.40
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.
83%
51%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 40,240 students has grown by 18% over five years.
School District Name Chatham County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
53
6
Number of Students Managed 40,240 3,449
District Total Revenue $394 MM $34 MM
Chatham County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $364 MM $36 MM
Chatham County School District Spending (1990-2009)
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 Hodge Elementary School (1.1 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 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • SavannahBeach High School
    3001 Hopkins St
    SavannahGA 31405
    (912)395-5330
    0.9 mi | 1052 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • SavannahOglethorpe Charter School
    Charter School
    707 Stiles Ave
    SavannahGA 31415
    (912)395-5075
    Charter School

    0.9 mi | 427 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • SavannahHodge Elementary School
    3609 Hopkins St
    SavannahGA 31405
    (912)395-5200
    1.1 mi | 440 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • SavannahGadsden Elementary School
    5330 Montgomery St
    SavannahGA 31405
    (912)395-5940
    1.2 mi | 575 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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