Mission & Goals


Create in partnership with our community a learning environment which produces participation, creativity, problem solving, and an awareness of the changing nature of opportunities in the 21st century.


To develop in each child a curiosity and enthusiasm for learning in a spirit of confidence, sensitivity, responsibility, and critical awareness in a community centered school.


Black Butte School strives to educate students who:

  • have a strong sense of place and feel connected to the people and environments around them,
  • can confidently apply skills in math and literacy to real world situations,
  • are life-long learners curious about the world they live in,
  • take personal responsibility for their actions and education, and 
  • are leaders for positive change in their communities.