District Profile & ODE School Report Cards


Located in the southern Darke County village of Arcanum, Arcanum-Butler Local Schools is primarily a rural district. The district is made up of several small towns surrounded by some of the richest farmland in the state.  The "Home of the Trojans", the district has a tradition of excellence in education, athletics and fine arts.  We are blessed to have caring teachers and a supportive community working together to ensure our students receive the best education possible!


Enrollment - 1106
Pupil/Teacher Ratio - 16:1
Attendance Rate - 95.9%
Graduation Rate - 100%


Student-centered learning environment with an emphasis on a "Growth Mindset"
Tradition of strong academic and athletic excellence
Various extracurricular activities
Technology integrated learning environment (1:1 in grades 5-12)
Fine Arts Opportunities


Over 50 hours of College Credit Plus cources taught at our HS
State-licensed preschool through the Arcanum Early Learning Center & Anthony Wayne Preschool
On-line learning option through the Arcanum Virtual Academy (grades 6-12)
Agriculutural Education
Access to the Miami Valley Career Technology Center
District-wide Response to Intervention program
District-wide Positive Behavior & Intervention Supports program
Reading Recovery program for elementary students
K-2 Title I Reading Program


Fall Sports - football, cross country, golf, cheerleading, volleyball
Winter Sports - basketball, cheerleading, gymnastics, indoor track, swimming, wrestling
Spring Sports - baseball, softball, track and field
Music - marching band, concert band, jazz band, choir, middle school band, middle school choir
School Clubs/Activities - Academic Team (MS & HS), Future Farmers of America (FFA), Career Mentorship, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Family, Career & Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), Drama, National Honor Society, Renaissance Program, Service Club, Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD), Science Club, Student Council, Student Government, Yearbook


State-of-the-art facility opened in 2011
"Excellent" rating from the Ohio Department of Education from 2010-2012
Three State Athletic Championships (boys basketball and track & field)
History of State Level Award-Winning Band (Superior '1' Rating Marching & Concert Band for 2017-18)
State Banners in multiple areas for Arcanum-MVCTC FFA  teams
"School of Momentum Award" for Butler Middle School the last two years


District Report Card

High School Report

Middle School Report Card

Elementary Report Card



Contact Us
Arcanum-Butler School District 2011 Trojan Avenue
Arcanum, OH 45304-1381
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