PROFICIENCY 61% 63% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
43%Baldwin County
39%Gulf Shores

Fairhope 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 1,469 students and 81 teachers at Fairhope High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 289 free lunch students and 41 reduced lunch students.

Fairhope High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 61.0%, which is 63% higher than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch289
Reduced lunch41


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment443
Taking some courses398
Taking some courses (not tests)49
Passing some courses222
Passing no courses162

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 Fairhope High School, there are a total of 443 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 398 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School46%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School76%

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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Fairhope High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 86.0% 78.8% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 9.7% 13.6% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.7% 1.0% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 2.7% 5.8% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 0.7% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.1% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Fairhope Middle School53%0.3Fairhope, AL
J Larry Newton School49%2.5Fairhope, AL
Fairhope Primary School58%2.5Fairhope, AL
Fairhope Intermediate School55%3.5Fairhope, AL
W J Carroll Intermediate School49%6.5Daphne, AL
Daphne Elementary School55%7.9Daphne, AL
Daphne East Elementary School60%8.0Daphne, AL
Daphne Middle School43%8.2Daphne, AL
Silverhill School42%8.4Silverhill, AL
Daphne High School47%9.7Daphne, AL
Loxley Elementary School38%11.0Loxley, AL

Gulf Shores demographics profile

StatisticGulf ShoresAlabamaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,0599291
Median age35.138.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%57%55%
Speak English90%95%79%
Speak Spanish9%3%13%

Education level achieved in Gulf Shores

IndexGulf ShoresAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade76.4%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school71.3%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college43.7%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree19.1%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.3%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.4%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.3%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Fairhope High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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