Other facts about the Butts County School System include:
Thanks to a special federal program, we provide both breakfast and lunch at no charge for all 3,400 students, regardless of family income. The school nutrition program served over 500,000 meals during the 2015-16 school year.
In the E-SPLOST IV cycle (which ends June 30, 2017), the Butts County School System has:
Installed over $2.0 million in instructional technology upgrades and equipment
Constructed a new physical education/gymnasium facility, a new classroom/lab wing, and an administrative complex at Jackson High School
Purchased new textbooks, music instruments, and athletic equipment for students
Painted all five schools, repaired/replaced heating and air conditioning equipment in various schools/offices, and replaced roofing at Jackson High School and the Ernest Battle Professional Development Center
Reduced property taxes or the tax millage rate in five consecutive years due to the flexibility of using the penny sales tax instead of property taxes for capital projects