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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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%.

Top Placements

Lake Butler Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

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
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Total Classroom Teachers72 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lake Butler Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,601 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 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)
Overall School Rank
11%
22%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lake Butler Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lake Butler Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
3%
32%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lake Butler Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
15%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lake Butler Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
79%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lake Butler Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lake Butler Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.360.46
This chart display the diversity score of Lake Butler Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lake Butler Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lake Butler Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUnion School District
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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