Gulf Shores school information

IndexGulf ShoresAlabamaNational
Average Test Scores88%80%68%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools31,30779,235
Total private schoolsn/a35324,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1027,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Gulf Shores are 30% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Gulf Shores.
  • 89.5% of people in Gulf Shores have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.7% of people in Gulf Shores have completed high school.
  • 30.5% of people in Gulf Shores have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Gulf Shores

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  • Gulf Shores Elem Sch1600 East 3Rd StGrades: KG - 06Students: 884 · Ratio: 16:190
  • Gulf Shores High SchP O Box 3729Grades: 09 - 12Students: 766 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Gulf Shores Middle Sch450 E 15Th AveGrades: 07 - 08Students: 417 · Ratio: 21:187

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Education level achieved in Gulf Shores

IndexGulf ShoresAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade89.5%79.9%83.8%
Completed high school87.7%78.3%82.4%
Completed some college63.3%52.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree40.4%30.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors30.5%23.1%29.3%
Completed masters9.3%8.6%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.9%2.5%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.0%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Gulf Shores (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Elberta, AL1,47090%31%
Summerdale, AL1,07689%30%
Orange Beach, AL5,62988%29%
Foley, AL15,42885%25%
Gulf Shores, AL10,52388%30%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Little Chute, WI10,52080%18%
Burlington, WI10,52883%21%
Union, MO10,51755%19%
Lincoln Park, NJ10,51586%27%
Canandaigua, NY10,53274%9%
Gulf Shores, AL10,52388%30%
Source: The Gulf Shores, AL education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.