PROFICIENCY 47% 25% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
43%Baldwin County
38%Gulf Shores

Daphne High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Baldwin County" in Gulf Shores, AL. There are a total of 1,235 students and 67 teachers at Daphne High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 330 free lunch students and 67 reduced lunch students.

Daphne High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 47.0%, which is 25% higher than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch330
Reduced lunch67


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment500
Taking some courses360
Taking some courses (not tests)139
Passing some courses97
Passing no courses258

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Daphne High School, there are a total of 500 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 360 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School26%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School68%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Daphne High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 70.1% 78.8% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 23.6% 13.6% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 2.1% 1.0% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.6% 5.8% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 0.7% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.1% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Daphne Middle School43%1.5Daphne, AL
Daphne East Elementary School60%1.7Daphne, AL
Rockwell Elementary School62%2.9Spanish Fort, AL
Daphne Elementary School55%3.0Daphne, AL
Spanish Fort Elementary School61%3.5Spanish Fort, AL
Spanish Fort High School55%3.5Spanish Fort, AL
W J Carroll Intermediate School49%4.0Daphne, AL
Spanish Fort Middle School56%5.3Spanish Fort, AL
Loxley Elementary School38%6.6Loxley, AL
Fairhope Primary School58%7.6Fairhope, AL
Central Baldwin Middle School32%9.0Robertsdale, AL
Silverhill School42%9.3Silverhill, AL

Gulf Shores demographics profile

StatisticGulf ShoresAlabamaNational
Population density (sq mi)589291
Median age31.738.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%57%55%
Speak English92%95%79%
Speak Spanish8%3%13%

Education level achieved in Gulf Shores

IndexGulf ShoresAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade74.1%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school71.9%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college51.4%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.6%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.0%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.1%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.6%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%
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