Butler Elementary School

1909 Cynthia St
Savannah, GA 31415
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Butler Elementary School serves 592 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Butler Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 13% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

Butler Elementary School's student population of 592 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students592 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

Butler Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Butler Elementary School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1918 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
5%
15%
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Black
90%
37%
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White
3%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.190.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSavannah-Chatham County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Butler Elementary School is Beach High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Oglethorpe Charter School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Savannah Beach High School Math: 10% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 993 students
    0.9 miles
    3001 Hopkins St
    Savannah, GA 31405
    (912) 395-5330
    0.9 9-12 993
  • Savannah Oglethorpe Charter School Charter School
    Math: 39% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 599 students
    0.9 miles
    7202 Central Ave
    Savannah, GA 31406
    (912) 395-5075
    0.9 6-8 599
  • Savannah Hodge Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 537 students
    1.1 miles
    975 Clinch Street
    Savannah, GA 31405
    (912) 395-5200
    1.1 PK-5 537
  • Savannah Gadsden Elementary School Math: 18% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 611 students
    1.2 miles
    919 May St
    Savannah, GA 31415
    (912) 395-5940
    1.2 PK-5 611
  • Savannah Derenne Middle School Math: 9% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 651 students
    1.3 miles
    1009 Clinch St
    Savannah, GA 31405
    (912) 395-5900
    1.3 6-8 651

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