Lake Butler Elementary School

  • Lake Butler Elementary School serves 981 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 83% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Lake Butler Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.
  • Lake Butler Elementary School operates within the Union School District.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Lake Butler Elementary School's student population of 981 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 72 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students981 students
Lake Butler Elementary School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Lake Butler Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers72 teachers
Lake Butler Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeLake Butler Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Lake Butler Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3601 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lake Butler Elementary School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
54%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
52%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
Lake Butler Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
Asian
n/a
3%
Lake Butler Elementary School Asian Students (1992-1995)
Hispanic
3%
32%
Lake Butler Elementary School Black Students (1989-2016)
Black
15%
23%
Lake Butler Elementary School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
79%
39%
Lake Butler Elementary School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Lake Butler Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsLake Butler Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownFL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.360.46
Lake Butler Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
48%
Lake Butler Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
Lake Butler Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Lake Butler Elementary School is Union School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 74 school districts in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Union School District's student population of 2,334 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $8,976 in this district is less than the state average of $12,987. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,744 is less than the state average of $13,734. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
    School District NameUnion School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    8
    22
    Number of Students Managed2,33410,175
    Union School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    68%
    54%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    54%
    52%
    District Total Revenue$21 MM$132 MM
    District Spending$22 MM$140 MM
    District Revenue / Student$8,976$12,987
    District Spending / Student$9,744$13,734
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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    I would recommend Lake Butler Elementary School over any school in the united States. They are excellent in everything. There is no place like Union County Schools. This is God's Country! Yeah! I am a Grandmother. I graduated from Union County.
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