Butler County High School

  • Butler County High School serves 658 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23%.

School Overview

  • Butler County High School's student population of 658 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students658 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Butler County High School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Butler County High School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall School Rank#893 out of 1,251 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
6%
6%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
92%
77%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.150.39
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Graduation Rate90-94%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameButler County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school 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.

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