Butler Area Ihs

  • Butler Area Ihs serves 1,506 students in grades 7-9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 38% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 63% (which is equal to the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Butler Area Ihs's student population of 1,506 students has grown by 23% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 122 teachers has grown by 45% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-9
Total Students1,506 students
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Total Classroom Teachers122 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Butler Area Ihs's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Butler Area Ihs is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#1991 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
46%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
63%
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
1%
11%
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Black
3%
15%
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White
94%
66%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Butler Area Ihs.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.120.26
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Graduation Rate (11-12)<50%
84%
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Butler Area Ihs and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Butler Area Ihs and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameButler Area SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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