Lake Butler Middle School

  • Lake Butler Middle School serves 718 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 64% (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 51% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Lake Butler Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.
  • Lake Butler Middle School operates within the Union School District.

School Overview

  • Lake Butler Middle School's student population of 718 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students718 students
Lake Butler Middle School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Lake Butler Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
Lake Butler Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeLake Butler Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Lake Butler Middle School is ranked within the top 50% 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 15:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lake Butler Middle School is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. 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)
64%
54%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
52%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
Lake Butler Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
Asian
n/a
3%
Lake Butler Middle School Asian Students (1991-2011)
Hispanic
3%
32%
Lake Butler Middle School Black Students (1988-2016)
Black
13%
23%
Lake Butler Middle School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
78%
39%
Lake Butler Middle School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Lake Butler Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsLake Butler Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownFL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.370.70
Lake Butler Middle School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
48%
Lake Butler Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
Lake Butler Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Lake Butler Middle 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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