Butler Elementary School

  • Butler Elementary School serves 479 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Butler Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Butler Elementary School's student population of 479 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students479 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Butler Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Butler Elementary School is 0.48, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank#1140 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
14%
11%
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Black
9%
6%
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White
68%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score0.480.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFort Dodge Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fort Dodge Duncombe Elementary School
    Grades: K-4 | 396 students
    1.2 miles
    416 So. 10th St.
    Fort Dodge, IA 50501
    (515) 574-5623
    1.2 K-4 396
  • Fort Dodge Riverside Elc
    Grades: PK-K | 154 students
    1.3 miles
    733 F St
    Fort Dodge, IA 50501
    (515) 574-5740
    1.3 PK-K 154
  • Fort Dodge Fort Dodge High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,145 student
    1.4 miles
    819 N 25th St
    Fort Dodge, IA 50501
    (515) 955-1770
    1.4 9-12 1,145
  • Fort Dodge Fort Dodge Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 1,089 student
    1.6 miles
    800 North 32nd Street
    Fort Dodge, IA 50501
    (515) 574-5691
    1.6 5-8 1,089
  • Fort Dodge Cooper Elementary School
    Grades: K-4 | 281 students
    1.8 miles
    2420 14th Avenue North
    Fort Dodge, IA 50501
    (515) 574-5602
    1.8 K-4 281

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