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David W. Butler High School is a public school in Matthews, NC. It has 2,171 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 142 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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High School Junior

On Student Culture & Diversity: The social scene at school is interesting, we can be friendly but most times we just stick around with our friends.

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High School Junior

On Overall Experience: Im not very that athletic, so i dont do any sports for the school, but overall things are okay, they motivate you to do better. Also the teachers really have a good way on teaching you materials.

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High School Junior

On Health & Safety: This school keeps things away on campus, they know the consequences if they are caught.

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Recent Alumnus

On Student Culture & Diversity: The social scene was very diverse and unique. Many students had cliques and peer pressure was visible to fit it with others.

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On Resources & Facilities: Tutoring was always widely available and pushed on to students who needed to move up to the next level.

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David W. Butler High School is a public school in Matthews, NC. It has 2,171 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 142 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

Graduation Rate

85%

Test Performance

76
David W. Butler High School performed better than 76% of other schools on North Carolina math and reading standardized tests.

Average standardized
test results

SAT:
1700

Based on 36 students surveyed
Math
580
Verbal
570
Writing
550

ACT:
24

Based on 20 students surveyed
Math
24
English
23
Reading
24
Science
24
All test result data aggregated from users of colleges.niche.com

🏦 Where Students Go See more in Educational Outcomes ...

Student Polls

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 6 responses

  • 27% The majority of the teachers are friendly
  • 20% Lots of opportunities to join clubs/charity work
  • 20% The counselors are great
  • 20% Basketball and Football teams are typically good
  • 7% Someone is always willing to guide you
  • 7% More school spirit than the average high school

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 6 responses

  • 31% Ratchet
  • 31% Strict attendance policy
  • 23% Mean/judgemental students
  • 8% Attitude of the students is pretty unattractive
  • 8% Some people are too immature

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 5 responses

  • 40% This school has a lot of cliques
  • 40% Don't get caught up in everyone else's hype.
  • 20% Reach out people are nice

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 6 responses

  • 50% Average high school
  • 33% Family till graduation
  • 17% Bulldog pride

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 42% Yes
  • 33% Not sure.
  • 25% No

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 6 responses

  • 83% State championship football
  • 17% The football team is pretty decent

About the Students More in Student Culture & Diversity ...

Gender Diversity

Male
50.4%
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Female
49.6%
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Racial Diversity

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White
56.1%
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African American
24.3%
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Hispanic
11.5%
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Asian
5.1%
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Multiracial
2.7%
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Native American
0.3%
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Pacific Islander
0%