Gulf Shores school information

IndexGulf ShoresAlabamaNational
Average Test Scores47%37%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools31,30779,221
Total private schoolsn/a35324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1027,963
The Gulf Shores, AL educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Gulf Shores public schools have average test scores of 47% which is 24% higher than than the Alabama average and 5% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Gulf Shores public schools is 15:1, compared to 15:1 in Alabama and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.8% have completed high school, 31.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Gulf Shores are 5% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Gulf Shores.
  • 92.8% of people in Gulf Shores have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.8% of people in Gulf Shores have completed high school.
  • 31.2% of people in Gulf Shores have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Gulf Shores

IndexGulf ShoresAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade92.8%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school90.8%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college64.7%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree42.4%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors31.2%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters10.8%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.3%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%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.
Orange Beach, AL5,79164%29%
Elberta, AL1,40040%20%
Foley, AL16,74135%29%
Summerdale, AL91029%42%
Gulf Shores, AL11,25247%5%

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North Valley, NM11,24819%62%
Merriam, KS11,24846%8%
North Bellport, NY11,25735%30%
Yorktown, IN11,23279%60%
Mendota Heights, MN11,23170%42%
Gulf Shores, AL11,25247%5%
Source: The Gulf Shores, AL education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.