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Butterfield Trail Middle School

310 North 11th Street
Van Buren, AR 72956
(479) 474-6838
Fax: (479) 471-3101

Principal: Dr. Karen Endel
Assistant Principal: Johnny Williams
Counselors: Megan Reese Kim McCormick

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School Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Grades: 6 through 8
School Colors: Kelly Green, Black, White
School Mascot: Trailblazer
School Motto: "Blazer Pride"

School Year: 2015-2016
Grade 08: 227
Grade 07: 206
Grade 06: 223

Enrollment: 656
Attendance: 93%
Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.6/1
Student Ethnicity

Student Gender

Meal price status for students

Special Education: 0%
Gifted and Talented: 0%
ESL: 14.18%

Teachers - Regular Education: 90%
Teachers - Special Education: 10%


North Central Accredited, Tremendous gains in state mandated test. District, regional, state and national History Day competitions; PTA Reflections; 1st and 9th place in the Arkansas State Career Contest; Quiz Bowl- 3rd place at the Regional and State competitions, 2 All-Stars at the Regional and State competition; Cheerleaders-2nd place in the 5A Division from the Arkansas Cheer Coaches Association at the Northwest Arkansas Regional Universal Cheer Association, 2 All- Stars, Best Jump-Off, National Cheer Association- 5 All-Stars; Dance Team-Universal Dance Association- 6 All-Stars, Superior ribbons, "Fall Out" ribbon, Drill Down Queen, National Dance Association- 3 All-Stars, Technique Award, Showmanship Award, Spirit Award and Special Event Award; Volleyball- 2nd place at the Russellville Invitational Tournament; FBLA-7 chapter awards, 14 individual and team awards, 2 state awards, and 1 national recognition, co-hosted the District I Middle Level Spring Leadership Conference.

Special Programs:

Arkansas Scholars; Art Club; Band: Baseball; Basketball; Blazer Pride Awards for Exemplary Behavior; Cheer Team; Choir; Conservation Program/Recycling; Cross Country; Drill Team; ESL; FBLA; FCA; FCCLA; Football; Golf; Literary Magazine; Math Counts; National Junior Honor Society; Peer Mentoring; Peer Tutoring; Pep Club; Quiz Bowl; Readers Theatre; Soccer; Softball; Reader's/Writer's Workshop; Student Council; Tennis; Track; Trailblazers Advisory Group (TAG Teams); College Project Talent Search-University of Arkansas-Fayetteville; Volleyball; Yearbook Staff; Youth Alive.


Media Center provides 13-Internet accessible computer desktop stations for students and teachers with netTrekker and online-BJH Library.  Keyboarding instruction is provided in a 25 station multi-media lab. Computer Business Applications instruction is provided in a 30 station multi-media lab. All classrooms offer computer aided instruction, Internet and e-mail access to students and teachers. Available for classroom instruction: One student response system, LCD projectors, document cameras, digital video cameras, digital cameras, mobile wireless 30 station Netbook lab, mobile 6 station MacBook lab, 4 station iPod lab, laser disc players, DVD players, and Video Cassette Recorders. Each classroom is connected to Cable TV. Level specific calculators are available for math students. Three Promethean boards are provided in science, math, and social studies departments. Three Smart Boards are provided for classroom instruction.

Parent Involvement Opportunities:
PTA, Butterfield Parent Volunteer Program, Band Boosters, Arkansas Consolidated School Improvement Committee, Adult Tutor and Mentor Program.

Elementary Schools:

City Heights Elementary
King Elementary
Parkview Elementary
Rena Elementary
Tate Elementary
Central Elementary School

Middle Schools:

Northridge Middle School
Butterfield Middle School

VBHS Freshman Academy:

Coleman Campus

Senior High School:

Van Buren High School

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Community & Business Partnerships:

Taco Bell
Beall & Company CPA
Van Buren Police Dept. - SRO
Center For Art & Education
NCA Van Buren School District
2221 Pointer Trail East
Van Buren, AR 72956

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