Butler County High School

1147 South Main

Morgantown, KY 42261-0248

Tel: (270)526-2204
Grades: 9-12

571 students

Butler County High School serves 571 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the KY average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 19%.
Butler County High School operates within the Butler County School District.
The school district's 73% graduation rate is lower than the KY state average of 79%.

Overview

The student population of 571 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 571 students
Butler County High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Butler County High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Butler County High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 16:1
Hispanic
1%
4%
White
96%
81%
All Ethnic Groups Butler County High School Sch Ethnicity Butler County High 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 0.23
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.
39%
46%
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.
9%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,601 students has grown by 20% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 73% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Butler County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
6
Number of Students Managed 2,601 2,353
Graduation Rate 73% 79%
Butler County School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $21 MM $24 MM
Butler County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $23 MM $23 MM
Butler County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,762 $10,129
Butler County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,505 $9,906
Butler County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

School Notes:

  • Butler is a High School in Louisville, Kentucky, it is involved with the Traditional program.
  • History: Suda E. Butler High School, opened in 1954. It was chosen in 1988 as the second high school in Jefferson County to offer the Traditional Program. In this program the standards of patriotism, morality, and personal integrity are stressed in a structured learning environment. The school has a dress code, discipline code, heterogeneous grouping, technology major, and college preparatory curriculum.
  • Sports, clubs, and activities: Butler offers many Sports and Clubs, such as: Varsity/Junior Varsity/Freshman Football, Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, Boys Baseball, Girls Softball, Girls Volleyball, Spanish Club, Quick Recall, Boys Cross Country, Girls Cross Country, Adopt-a-Bear Program, Step Team, Cheerleading, Dance Team, Winterguard, Colorguard, Band, Theatre, Art Club, Gospel Choir, Bowling, Pep Club, Golf.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Butler Co. Area Technology Center (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Butler County Learning Center (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Butler County Learning Center (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • MorgantownButler County Learning Center
    Alternative School
    178 Academic Way
    MorgantownKY 42261
    (270)526-2264
    Alternative School

    0.8 mi | 22 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • MorgantownButler Co. Area Technology Center
    Vocational School
    799 Veterans Way
    MorgantownKY 42261
    (270)999-2791
    Vocational School

    0.8 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • MorgantownHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Morgantown Elementary School
    5512 Brownsville Rd
    MorgantownKY 42261
    (270)526-3361
    1.4 mi | 712 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MorgantownButler County Middle School
    505 North Ward Ave
    MorgantownKY 42261
    (270)526-5647
    1.4 mi | 482 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • CromwellGreen River School
    Alternative School
    354 Boys Camp Rd
    CromwellKY 42333
    (270)526-5276
    Alternative School

    5.8 mi | 22 students | Gr. 7-12                      

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Kentucky 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 0.23, which is lower than the national average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Kentucky is Paducah Independent School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Kentucky or national school diversity statistics.