The Traditional Magnet Program provides a rigorous academic curriculum in a highly structured learning environment that is essential for maximum student achievement. The Traditional Program contributes to a student’s growth by placing an added emphasis on high academic standards, proper conduct, citizenship, and the development of self-discipline. A focus on the core subjects and an emphasis on critical thinking help students build basic knowledge and gain high competence in fundamental skills.
Our mission is to produce informed, responsible, contributing members of society. In order to do this, we offer a safe and structured learning environment that fosters a positive self-concept and perpetuates self-motivation and high academic achievement. After leaving Butler, alumni can rest easy knowing that they’re better prepared for college and for the life they have ahead of them.
Magnet Program Highlights
- Provides Traditional education and a rigorous college-preparatory curriculum in a structured learning environment
- Offers Advanced Placement (AP) courses and the Honors Program
- Offers dual-credit courses through the University of Louisville (UofL) and Jefferson Community and Technical College (JCTC)
- Offers the Army Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (JROTC) Program
Career Pathways Offered
Allied Health: This program provides skills training and experiential learning opportunities in preparation for careers in such areas as nursing, pharmacy technician, sports medicine/athletic trainer, medical assistant, EKG technician, phlebotomist, and veterinary assistant.
Army JROTC: Focusing on citizenship, character, and leadership, JROTC Programs are partially sponsored by the military services. Emphasis is on community service through partnerships with communities and educational institutions.
Pre-Nursing: This career pathway prepares students to apply basic health science principles and technical skills in support of and preparation for healthcare careers.
Engineering: Engineering career-themed courses offer students a pathway toward achieving career goals and industry certifications.