William J Butler School

  • William J Butler School serves 500 students in grades 1-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 43% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 56% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • William J Butler School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52%.

Top Placements

William J Butler School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • William J Butler School's student population of 500 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-4
Total Students500 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • William J Butler School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of William J Butler School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#739 out of 3679 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
8%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
89%
48%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in William J Butler School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.200.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in William J Butler School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHomer CCSD 33c School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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