David W. Butler High School in Matthews, NC - Niche

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David W. Butler High School is a public school in Matthews, North Carolina. It has 2,065 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 52% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 178 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

1810 Matthews-Mint Hill Rd
Matthews, NC 28105
(980) 343-6300

Ratings and Reviews
3.6 from 178 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: It was a nice school, everybody knew everyone even though a lot of us didn't talk to each other. Till this day I scant say knew my whole class of 2014.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Overall Experience: The athletics and academics are great!
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Overall Experience: I have enjoyed Butler from the beginning. I am challenged adequately and the teachers really want you to succeed. I would recommend students attend this school. Parents really support the kids too.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Overall Experience: This school gives you a lot of lessons.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Administration & Policies: Administration seemed ridiculous at some points when it came to female dress code.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.66 Queens Grant Community 4 mi. 1,284
4.00 Providence High School 4 mi. 2,014
3.00 Independence High School 5 mi. 2,205
2.66 Sun Valley High School 6 mi. 1,314
3.33 East Mecklenburg High School 6 mi. 1,793

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Female 46%
Male 53%

Student Diversity

David W. Butler High School United States East Mecklenburg High School Independence High School Providence High School Queens Grant Community Sun Valley High School
White 46.0% 51.0% 22.0% 37.0% 72.0% 67.0% 62.0%
African American 30.0% 15.0% 45.0% 33.0% 9.0% 20.0% 17.0%
Hispanic 15.0% 25.0% 18.0% 20.0% 5.0% 6.0% 14.0%
Asian 4.0% 4.8% 8.0% 5.0% 8.0% 1.0% 1.0%
Multiracial 3.0% 2.8% 3.0% 2.0% 2.0% 3.0% 3.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 28.6%
Grade 10 26.1%
Grade 11 22.9%
Grade 12 22.4%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 18 responses

  • 50% Yes
  • 28% Not sure.
  • 22% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 23% The majority of the teachers are friendly
  • 21% The counselors are great
  • 21% Basketball and Football teams are typically good
  • 17% Lots of opportunities to join clubs/charity work
  • 8% More school spirit than the average high school
  • 8% Someone is always willing to guide you
  • 2% All athletics are great

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 24% Ratchet
  • 21% Some people are too immature
  • 21% Strict attendance policy
  • 14% Attitude of the students is pretty unattractive
  • 10% Mean/judgemental students
  • 7% This school doesn't have much money
  • 3% Education quality is subpar

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 15 responses

  • 80% State championship football
  • 7% The football team is pretty decent
  • 7% International studies program
  • 7% Unique diversity

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 53% Bulldog pride
  • 33% Average high school
  • 13% Family till graduation

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 33% This school has a lot of cliques
  • 17% Participate in many clubs and classes
  • 17% Reach out people are nice
  • 17% Don't get caught up in everyone else's hype.
  • 8% There's going to be lots of fights, it's okay
  • 8% Learn how to get to your classes

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 25% I love everything about this school.
  • 58% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 17% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.