Daniel Butler

  • Daniel Butler serves 388 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Daniel Butler placed in the top 20% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

  • Daniel Butler's student population of 388 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students388 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Daniel Butler is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Daniel Butler is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#211 out of 1666 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
26%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
20%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
55%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score0.620.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBelmont School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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