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.