James P. Butler Elementary

Socorro Independent School District



  • STAAR Testing 

    Tuesday May 11: Math (3rd, 4th, and 5th)

    Wednesday May 12:  Reading (3rd, 4th, and 5th)

    Thursday, May 13:  Science (Fifth Grade ONLY)

    PLEASE NOTE:  Scholars may be picked up after testing at 12:15 PM with lunch provided or at 2:45 PM dismissal.


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  • 2021-2022 Online Registration

    3- Year Old & PreK Registration opens April 12, 2021.

    ALL RETURNING STUDENTS - Opens on April 19, 2021.

    NEW Kinder through 5th grade registration begins May 10, 2021.

    Online registration and Information

    Parent Assistance Video for Registration


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    Teacher Appreciation Week

    May 3 - May 7

    Let's show our teachers some LOVE!


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  • 2021 SISD State of the District AddressSuperintendent Jose Espinoza, Ed.D., shines the spotlight on AMAZING things happening in SISD in the 2021 State of the District Address. Watch this year’s State of the District Address to see why #TeamSISD is the right choice for ENDLESS OPPORTUNITIES!!
    2021 SISD State of District Address Video


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  • White House Historical Association Art Competition

    Students from all grade levels are invited to participate in the White House Historical Association contest held in honor of First Lady Jaqueline Kennedy. The theme is “The White House: An American Story.” Open now through May, 21.  Art work must be 2D. Three divisions: kindergarten through third grade, fourth through eighth grade, and ninth through twelfth grade. Winners in each category will be chosen via a panel of three judges and will be announced in July as part of the Association’s annual celebration of Mrs. Kennedy’s birthday. Three first place prizes of $1,000 will be awarded.

    The White House Historical Association competition and application


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  • Texas Purple Star Campus Award

    James P. Butler Elementary School is proud to be designated a Purple Star Campus for supporting military families.


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  • Victor Morales, JBE Teacher of the Year

    Congratulations to Victor Morales,

    James P. Butler Teacher of the Year

    2020 - 2021


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  • Report card via Tyler Student 360 

    Report Card Instructions for SISD Parents


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Endless Opportunities

About Us

  • Located at 14251 Ralph Seitsinger, the elementary school was named after James P. Butler, a physical education teacher, athletic coach, and an adaptive physical education teacher in the special education department in SISD. He worked at Socorro Middle School and Robert R. Rojas Elementary School. He launched many programs to benefit SISD students in athletics and special education. He began a swimming program designed to teach 3rd graders how to swim, created the Physical Education Showcase Day, led Rojas Elementary to be a national model in Project FIT America school, and was a driving force in orchestrating and improving the Special Olympics each year.
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Vision:Tomorrow's Leaders Learning Today
Mission:The mission of the Socorro Independent School District is to optimize our students' academic, artistic, athletic, and interpersonal skills.