Butler County High School

1852 S. Main Street
Morgantown, KY 42261
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Butler County High School serves 652 students in grades 9-12.
Butler County High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 30%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 652 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 50% in KY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Butler County High School's student population of 652 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
652 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Butler County High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,230 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Butler County High School is 0.23, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#915 out of 1230 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
10%
8%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
87%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.23
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (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.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Butler County High School's ranking?
Butler County High School is ranked #915 out of 1,230 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Butler County High School?
The graduation rate of Butler County High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 90%.
How many students attend Butler County High School?
652 students attend Butler County High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
87% of Butler County High School students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Butler County High School?
Butler County High School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does Butler County High School offer ?
Butler County High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Butler County High School part of?
Butler County High School is part of Butler County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 652 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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