Butler Elementary School

  • Butler Elementary School serves 717 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the GA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.
  • Butler Elementary School operates within the Chatham County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 717 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 717 students
Butler Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Butler Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Butler Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Butler Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Butler Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Hispanic
n/a
14%
Butler Elementary School Black Students (2002-2014)
Black
94%
37%
Butler Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
4%
42%
Butler Elementary School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Butler Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Butler Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Butler Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.12 0.67
Butler Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
92%
57%
Butler Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
5%
6%
Butler Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Chatham County School District's student population of 38,123 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,729 is higher than the state average of $10,007. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,542 is higher than the state average of $9,869. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Chatham County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
5
Number of Students Managed 38,123 3,306
Chatham County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $439 MM $33 MM
Chatham County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $395 MM $33 MM
Chatham County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,729 $10,007
Chatham County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,542 $9,869
Chatham County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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