Butler High School is a great school. My 2 boys went to private school from kindergarten through 8th grade and then transferred to Butler for high school. We were very happy with a majority of the teachers at Butler. In fact, I feel the quality of the teachers at Butler was as high or, in some cases, even higher than the teachers at the private schools. Of course, at every school there are one or two teachers who should not be there. There are no perfect schools. But in our 8 years at Butler (my sons are 4 years apart) my children did very well, both socially and academically.
I would like to thank all the teachers that I had last school year and this school year for helping me succeed as far as possible. Thank YOU
I have called about 5 times leaving messages and can't get a call back from one particular teacher. Poor communciation.
We are new here and my child have been at Butler High since August. Over all, this school is ok. There are too many students and 'some' of the teachers need to retire or change their careers, because they seem to be fustrated and stressed to the end with their own personal problems. Communication between parents and teachers could also improve. I understand they are busy, but that's the only way we as parents can make their jobs easier.
This school is a really nice, safe and a great school. I'm a senior at Butler right now and I have no problems what so ever with this school. Butler is such a great school!
I have two kids, boy and girl and both have excelled at Butler. They were also 2 totally different kids. One very outgoing, one very shy. Both are at/going to excellent colleges.
I graduated Butler in 2007 and i have nothing but praise. I came across this site by searching for the schools homepage so i could find the email of a former teacher. I am currently a freshman at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and i wanted to tell my teacher what i had heard guest speaker from Oxford had said and how it related back to what my Former Ap class had disscussed. Butlers teachers have forever impacted my life. While Adminstration at BHS will stand behind its teachers till no end, the school it self stands above the rest. Not only in student, parent and teacher participation, but also in a desire to help everyone succed. Opputurnities abound at Butler, students must simply take advantage of them!
Butler High School is absolutely amazing! I have loved every second of being there. Security gaurds are great, teachers and staff are completely amazing. My 8 daughters that attend there are all currently enrolled in all AP Classes and are doing exceptionally well! Oh my god It has been such a miracle in John and my life! Having 8 is difficult, but sending them to a great school in Matthews, NC is amazingness! :] -Cheri Pienso
Well just let me say that I absolutely love the school. I have a 9th and 10th grader there and they both love the school as much as I do. I moved here from Anson County in August and there curriculm is just awesome. Mr. Pusser was a big reason for me coming cause my 9th grader in the band and she loves him. Amazing enough i went from never going to a single school event in Anson County to doing everything at Butler. PTSA and everything GO BULLDOGS!!!catch the fever.
I have had 2 students attend Butler High School. I found that many of the teachers are not able to provide stimulating classes that push a child to excell. In addition, I think counseling and support for students is substandard. Phone calls are not returned and the administrations attitude is 'I'm in charge, deal with it'. Students who are self-driven and enter high school with specific college and professional plans at graduation can do fine at Butler. But students who need support or guidance are allowed to flounder and fail.
Wow! I love Butler! I am currently a ninth grader and love every day I am there. I am in all Honors Classes and finally feel like I am being challenged. The Fine Arts Department is amazing, with Mr. Pusser and Mrs. Graves some of the finest musical instructors I have ever been privileged to meet. The core curriculum is great in everything from math to science to english to world history. Foreign Language is great too, with Herr Hablutzel as a teacher! The people are generally very friendly, with the exception of the few jerks that every school is cursed with. All in all I feel incredibly blessed to go to such a great school
I think that Butler HS could be a better school if there was better communication between staff and parents. Some calls are returned and some have not been returned from weeks ago. The no child left behind is an example how the system has failed my child.
Wow, what do I have to say about butler high school? Well its the best school in cms, best teachers, staff, building, security...Overall great! We love it soo much and we would like to thank the principal mr. Richie for giving us a great chance to be butler bulldogs! thanx!
We recently moved here from NY. We researched all schools and Butler ranked high on our list. My son came in as a senior and fit in immediately. He loves the school. Ms. Mennitt is a treasure as a guidance counselor. She helped to get all of his credits transferred and to get him into the classes he needed and wanted. Mr. Pusser was a joy to meet as well. My husband and I attended the parent-teacher conference and we were very satisfied that we chose Butler for our son. Great school. Good staff. Good parents.
Butler has been a wonderful school for my son. He will graduate this year and is currently 10th in his class. His classes as well has his teachers have been challenging and motivating. He has been very happy his four years there.
I graduated from butler in 2002. This is one of the best schools in the state. We are always one of the top 100 schools in the nation. There are fights as there are at every school but these people are dealt with quickly. There are plenty of clubs for students to join and our sports teams are among the best in the state. We have the most National Board certified teachers in the system and our test scores prove it. I hope to teach at butler when I graduate and my kids will go to butler in the future. Joel Ritchie is the best principal in the state. Very understanding and very helpful. I defiantly would recommend this school.
Butler High School is said to be good, but it is really unsafe! I am a former student and I have experienced many fights, etc. In the newspaper it said that Butler had around the third highest crime rate for Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools! When you have one of the highest crime rates in Charlotte then you know your unsafe! Butler only graduates 90% of it's seniors- thats the lowest for CMS high schools! Overall I have to say that Butler is on the wild side and pretty dangerous.
This is a wonderful school. I have two teenage girls who go there and they love it. There is still another to come and I'm sure she will love it just as much as they do. The school is very clean and I love how well they enforce the rules. They are strict but being strict gets people somewhere in life and my girls will go far because of how good of a school Butler is. Thanks to all the staff for making it all possible.
Great School. High Standards. Our daughter loves the school and the teachers. She is receiving a great education at Butler.
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