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Avg. test scores 5%
High school dipl. 9%
Bachelors degree 3%

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
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Key findings

  • The 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%

      Gulf Shores, AL School Districts

      • Baldwin County School District

      There are a total of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Gulf Shores. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Gulf Shores, AL schools is 47%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Gulf Shores, AL, an average of 92.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 90.8% have completed high school.

      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%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Merriam, KS11,24846%8%
      North Valley, NM11,24819%62%
      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.