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Butler Elementary School

1701 South Macarthur Blvd
Springfield, IL 62704
Kindergarten Preview Night & Summer Meal Distribution

KIndergarten Preview Night 2020

Normally, we would welcome each of our new families to the elementary schools to meet the principal and teachers. Though that will have to wait, we want to share some important information with you to help prepare for the new school year. Please visit the Kindergarten Preview page for information about kindergarten and to complete the information survey. We look forward to meeting all of our new students.

Summer Meal Distribution Program  - Please note that some of the locations are different for the summer months. We will have nine sites rather than twelve. 

Starting 6/1, breakfast and lunch can be picked up from 8:30 AM to 10 AM on school days at the following locations:

Lanphier High School - Behind school in east parking lot
Southeast High School - West parking lot behind the school 
Springfield High School - Commons parking lot at Washington & Parker
Franklin Middle School - Behind the school in the west driveway

In addition to the sites above, meals will be distributed from First Student Buses in these locations:

Washington Middle School
Feitshans Elementary School 
Ridgely Elementary School
The Pinewood Apartment Complex Office,
1665 Seven Pines Rd, Springfield, IL 62704
Antonio's Pizza, 2701 W Lawrence Ave, Springfield, IL 62704 (In the north parking lot)

Summer School

All summer school programs will be held virtually this year. Please check out the Summer School website for more information about the different programs. Students will be invited by their individual schools. 


Butler School needs your voice, energy and time!  The F.A.C.E. team meets monthly on Friday and provides volunteers, funds, decision-making, and more!  The Butler team comes together to learn and set goals for the year to support student achievement.

Our mission as a Family & Community Engagement (F.A.C.E.) Butler is to promote and encourage communication between parents, teachers, administration and the community.

FACE meetings are held once a month on Friday morning  at 8:15-8:45 am at Butler school in Mobile C. 

Upcoming dates for meetings:

  • October 11

  • November 15

  • December 13

  • January 17

  • February 21

  • March 13 - Cancelled due to school closure

  • April 17 - Cancelled due to COVID closure

  • May 15 - Cancelled due to COVID closure