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 declined by 16% over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 30% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 710 students
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same 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
Black
96%
37%
White
2%
44%
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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
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%
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 41,073 students has grown by 20% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,593 is higher than the state average of $9,939. The district revenue/student has grown by 30% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,692 is higher than the state average of $10,367. The district spending/student has grown by 24% over four years.
School District Name Chatham County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
56
5
Number of Students Managed 41,073 3,197
District Total Revenue $394 MM $34 MM
District Spending $364 MM $36 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,593 $9,939
District Spending / Student $10,692 $10,367
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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  • SavannahCoastal Georgia Comprehensive Academy
    Special Education School
    1 Negative Reviews
    2001 Cynthia St
    SavannahGA 31415
    (912)201-5440
    Special Education School

    0 mi | Gr.  | n/a students                      
  • SavannahBeach High School
    Magnet School
    3001 Hopkins St
    SavannahGA 31405
    (912)395-5330
    Magnet School

    0.9 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 906 students                      
  • SavannahOglethorpe Charter School
    Charter School
    1 Negative Reviews
    7202 Central Ave
    SavannahGA 31406
    (912)395-5075
    Charter School

    0.9 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 462 students                      
  • SavannahHodge Elementary School
    Magnet School
    3609 Hopkins St
    SavannahGA 31405
    (912)395-5200
    Magnet School

    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 479 students                      
  • SavannahGadsden Elementary School
    5330 Montgomery St
    SavannahGA 31405
    (912)395-5940
    1.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 727 students                      

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