1900 S Farrell Rd
Lockport, IL 60441
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
William J Butler School serves 500 students in grades 1-4.
William J Butler School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 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% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

William J Butler School's student population of 500 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-4
Total Students
500 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

William J Butler School is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of William J Butler School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#330 out of 3655 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
7%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
89%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.20
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
2%
2%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 1-4
  • Students: 500 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.20 (Btm 50%)

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