Van R. Butler Elementary School

Van R. Butler Elementary School serves 948 students in grades PK - 4.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 59%.
Van R. Butler Elementary School operates within the Walton School District.

School Overview

The student population of 948 students has grown by 38% over five years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-4
Total Students 948 students
Van R. Butler Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Van R. Butler Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 59 teachers
Van R. Butler Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Van R. Butler Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.34 is less than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Van R. Butler Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
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.
0.34 0.46
Van R. Butler Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
21%
52%
Van R. Butler Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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.
3%
6%
Van R. Butler Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,067 students has grown by 15% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,365 is higher than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,770 is higher than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has grown by 32% over four years.
School District Name Walton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
22
Number of Students Managed 8,067 10,137
Walton School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $88 MM $132 MM
Walton School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $91 MM $140 MM
Walton School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,365 $11,888
Walton School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,770 $12,571
Walton School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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 Seaside Neighborhood School (7.9 miles away)
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