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Butler Elementary

exterior of Butler Elementary School

Principal:  Carmen Banwart

Address:  945 South 18th Street, Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Phone:  515.574.5882

Office Hours: 7:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

School Hours:  8:00 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Butler Elementary serves approximately 500 students in kindergarten through fourth grade. Our goal is to provide a safe, fun and stimulating environment where all kids can learn and excel. In addition to academics we stress the importance of character development through Positive Behavior Intervention Systems (PBIS).  

Important Dates

May 2: Spring Concerts - Kindergarten & 2nd Grade at 10:15 a.m. and 1st & 3rd Grade at 1:30 p.m.

May 5-11: Teacher Appreciation Week

May 6: Butler Builders Meeting 5:15 p.m.

May 22: Kindergarten Tree Planting at FDMS at 1 p.m.

May 24: 4th Grade Recognition 1:15 p.m.

May 27: No School

May 31: Kindergarten Celebration 1:45 p.m.

June 4: Field Day and Picnic Lunch

June 4: Last Day of Dodger Academy

June 5: Last Day of School with a 1:10 p.m. Dismissal

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