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Butler Elementary School

1701 South Macarthur Blvd
Springfield, IL 62704
Butler's Mission

At Butler Elementary we are working together to empower students to be responsible, life-long learners.


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Great Kindness Challenge

Butler School Staff and Students participated in the Great Kindness Challenge from January 27th - 31st, 2020. We wore Superhero shirts and decorated classroom doors. Most importantly, all Bobcats focused on being kind. 

Teacher Appreciation Spirit Week

News Apr 29 Next week is Teacher Appreciation Week.  Please join our spirit week to honor our amazing staff! Monday, May 3: Our teachers make us feel COMFORTABLE! Wear your pajamas or comfy clothes.  Tuesday, May 4: Our teachers are th

Congratulations to our Rising Star, Mrs. Redpath!

News Apr 16 Please join us in congratulating our very own Bobcat, Mrs. Sara Redpath.  She was recognized this afternoon as a Horace Mann Educator of the Year RISING STAR!!! We are so proud of her and honored she is part of our school family. GO, MRS. REDPATH! 

The History of the Butler Bobcat

Butler School History Mar 23 Many Butler alumni don't recall having a school mascot. There's a good reason for that. Elementary school mascots seem to have been popular in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Schools that d

Join Our Virtual Scholastic Book Fair!

News Mar 23 You’re invited to shop our Scholastic Book Fair online from Monday, March 22, 2021 – Sunday, April 4, 2021...

Butler History in Print

Butler School History Mar 20 Newspaper articles spanning the years 1914 - 1936 that cover the establishment, construction and completion of Butler School.

Butler School Sports Trophies

Butler School History Mar 19 Basketball, volleyball and soccer championships from the 40s thru 80s.

Class Photos 1921-1963

Butler School History Mar 19 We appreciate all the alumni who have shared pictures from their last year at Butler School.

Butler PTO Spirit Day at Aztca!

News Mar 17 Please join our spirit day at Aztca on Wednesday, March 24.  We are excited to support our school and also a local...

Virtual Movie Night

News Mar 17 Please join us Wednesday, March 31 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. on Zoom for our Spring Virtual Movie Night! A Zoom link will...

A Bobcat's Guide for Returning to School

News Jan 7 Want to know what your school day will look like?  Check out this guide to learn about new procedures we have in place to help keep everyone safe.  We are ready for you and we cannot wait to see you! 

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