Butler County places education as one of its highest priorities. In 2007, according to the American Community Survey, 89% of Butler County residents possessed a high school education or higher, compared to 84% in the nation overall.
Butler County contains 9 unified school districts (USDs) within the public school system and several private institutions that serve preschool through high school students:
Butler Community College
In addition to these schools is Butler Community College. Butler Community College was founded in 1927 and offers numerous associates degrees and training for businesses.