David W. Butler High School in Morning Star Township, NC - Niche

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David W. Butler High School is a public school in Morning Star Township, North Carolina. It has 2,059 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 92% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 174 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

1810 Matthewsmint Hill Roa
Matthews, NC 28105
(980) 343-6300

Ratings and Reviews
3.6 from 174 reviews
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    • 3
    Administration & Policies: Administration seemed ridiculous at some points when it came to female dress code.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Sports & Fitness: This school is very much about their sports and athletics
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Teachers: Teachers were overall nice and cared about the students
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    • 4
    Extracurriculars: There was a lot of variety in the clubs.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Educational Outcomes: I immediately started community college the following fall after graduation. It went smoothly and I felt mildly prepared for college after high school.

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Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.33 Mint Hill Middle School 2 mi. 1,259
2.66 Queen's Grant Community 4 mi. 1,312
4.00 Providence High School 4 mi. 2,010
3.00 Independence High School 5 mi. 2,026
3.33 East Mecklenburg High School 5 mi. 1,686

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


Female 48%
Male 51%

Student Diversity

David W. Butler High School United States East Mecklenburg High School Independence High School Mint Hill Middle School Providence High School Queen's Grant Community
White 49.0% 51.6% 23.0% 39.0% 50.0% 75.0% 67.0%
African American 28.0% 15.2% 48.0% 34.0% 26.0% 8.0% 21.0%
Hispanic 13.0% 24.5% 17.0% 18.0% 15.0% 4.0% 6.0%
Asian 4.0% 4.7% 6.0% 6.0% 3.0% 8.0% 1.0%
Multiracial 3.0% 2.6% 3.0% 1.0% 3.0% 2.0% 3.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 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 14 responses

  • 43% Yes
  • 29% Not sure.
  • 29% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 24% The majority of the teachers are friendly
  • 21% The counselors are great
  • 21% Basketball and Football teams are typically good
  • 18% Lots of opportunities to join clubs/charity work
  • 9% More school spirit than the average high school
  • 9% Someone is always willing to guide you

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 9 responses

  • 30% Ratchet
  • 25% Strict attendance policy
  • 15% Some people are too immature
  • 15% Mean/judgemental students
  • 10% Attitude of the students is pretty unattractive
  • 5% Education quality is subpar
  • 0% This school doesn't have much money

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 12 responses

  • 83% State championship football
  • 8% The football team is pretty decent
  • 8% International studies program

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 45% Average high school
  • 36% Bulldog pride
  • 18% Family till graduation

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 43% This school has a lot of cliques
  • 29% Don't get caught up in everyone else's hype.
  • 14% Participate in many clubs and classes
  • 14% Reach out people are nice
  • 0% Learn how to get to your classes

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 7 responses

  • 29% I love everything about this school.
  • 43% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 29% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.