PROFICIENCY 34% 11% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
43%Baldwin County
31%Gulf Shores

Foley 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 1,818 students and 98 teachers at Foley High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 839 free lunch students and 104 reduced lunch students.

Foley High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 33.5%, which is 11% lower than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch839
Reduced lunch104


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment219
Taking some courses163
Taking some courses (not tests)46
Passing some courses89
Passing no courses67

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 Foley High School, there are a total of 219 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 163 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School15%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School52%

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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Foley High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 73.8% 78.8% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 16.0% 13.6% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.2% 1.0% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 9.5% 5.8% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 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

Foley Intermediate School39%0.3Foley, AL
Foley Middle School22%1.8Foley, AL
Foley Elementary School42%1.9Foley, AL
Magnolia School40%4.1Foley, AL
Elberta Middle School37%5.9Elberta, AL
Elberta Elementary School42%6.6Elberta, AL
Summerdale School29%7.3Summerdale, AL
Gulf Shores Middle School34%7.8Gulf Shores, AL
Gulf Shores Elementary School56%7.8Gulf Shores, AL
Gulf Shores High School50%7.9Gulf Shores, AL
Orange Beach Elementary School64%9.8Orange Beach, AL

Gulf Shores demographics profile

StatisticGulf ShoresAlabamaNational
Population density (sq mi)5239291
Median age32.438.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%57%55%
Speak English99%95%79%
Speak Spanish1%3%13%

Education level achieved in Gulf Shores

IndexGulf ShoresAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade77.0%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school76.2%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college48.3%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.2%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.0%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.8%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.0%1.3%
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