Butler Elementary School

  • Butler Elementary School serves 485 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 77%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-64% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • Butler Elementary School's student population of 485 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students485 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Butler Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Butler Elementary School is 0.51, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank#1165 out of 1,252 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
77%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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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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Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Butler Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.510.25
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFort Dodge Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • Fort Dodge Duncombe Elementary School
    Grades: K-4 | 353 students
    1.2 miles
    416 So. 10th St.
    Fort Dodge, IA 50501
    (515)574-5623
    1.2 K-4 353
  • Fort Dodge Riverside Elc
    Grades: PK-K | 141 students
    1.3 miles
    733 F St
    Fort Dodge, IA 50501
    (515)574-5740
    1.3 PK-K 141
  • Fort Dodge Fort Dodge High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1119 students
    1.4 miles
    819 N 25th St
    Fort Dodge, IA 50501
    (515)955-1770
    1.4 9-12 1119
  • Fort Dodge Fort Dodge Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 1065 students
    1.6 miles
    800 North 32nd Street
    Fort Dodge, IA 50501
    (515)574-5691
    1.6 5-8 1065
  • Fort Dodge Cooper Elementary School
    Grades: K-4 | 283 students
    1.8 miles
    2420 14th Avenue North
    Fort Dodge, IA 50501
    (515)574-5602
    1.8 K-4 283

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