Butler Elementary School

  • Butler Elementary School serves 374 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Butler Elementary School's student population of 374 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students374 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Butler Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Butler Elementary School is 0.64, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1927 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Butler Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
38%
17%
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White
45%
49%
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Two or more races
13%
3%
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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 IL.
Diversity Score0.640.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Butler Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpringfield SD 186 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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