Butler Elementary School



Butler Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Butler Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 94
1 89
2 99
3 94
4 97
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Butler Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Fort Dodge, IA in the Fort Dodge Community School District. It enrolls 473 students in grades 1st through 12th. Butler Elementary School is the 134th largest public school in Iowa and the 24,096th largest nationally. It has 14.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 473
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.66
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,096th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 134th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 417th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 135th out of 723

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Butler Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 246
(52%)
1,077
(54%)
 Female 227
(48%)
923
(46%)

Butler Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 350
(74%)
1,498
(75%)
 Hispanic 49
(10%)
189
(9%)
 Two or More 36
(8%)
133
(7%)
 Black 33
(7%)
159
(8%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
6
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
12
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Butler Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 313
(66%)
1,171
(59%)
 Not Eligible 118
(25%)
646
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 42
(9%)
183
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Butler Elementary School is ranked 39th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Butler Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 43.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Butler Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 342
2006 332
2007 341
2008 344
2009 344
2010 355
2011 438
2012 473

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.2
2006 12.8
2007 6.4
2008 13.4
2009 14.2
2010 14.8
2011 14.6
2012 14.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.6374269005848
2006 0.63253012048193
2007 0.6217008797654
2008 0.63953488372093
2009 0.625
2010 0.67042253521127
2011 0.72602739726027
2012 0.75052854122622

Compare Butler Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,490.0% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 75.1%
 

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Public PK - 04 473 14.9:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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