PROFICIENCY 56% 49% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
43%Baldwin County
55%Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 6 and is located in the district of "Baldwin County" in Gulf Shores, AL. There are a total of 1,056 students and 57 teachers at Gulf Shores Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 355 free lunch students and 55 reduced lunch students.

Gulf Shores Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 56.0%, which is 49% higher than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch355
Reduced lunch55


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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 Gulf Shores Elementary School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

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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Gulf Shores Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 87.7% 78.8% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 2.1% 13.6% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 1.5% 1.0% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 8.1% 5.8% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.7% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.2% 0.1% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Gulf Shores Middle School34%0.1Gulf Shores, AL
Gulf Shores High School50%0.3Gulf Shores, AL
Orange Beach Elementary School64%7.5Orange Beach, AL
Foley High School34%7.8Foley, AL
Foley Intermediate School39%8.1Foley, AL
Foley Middle School22%9.6Foley, AL
Foley Elementary School42%9.8Foley, AL
Magnolia School40%11.0Foley, AL

Gulf Shores demographics profile

StatisticGulf ShoresAlabamaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,2939291
Median age45.138.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)66%57%55%
Speak English96%95%79%
Speak Spanish3%3%13%

Education level achieved in Gulf Shores

IndexGulf ShoresAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade94.6%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school93.4%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college80.3%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree59.5%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors50.3%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters21.7%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.5%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.3%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Gulf Shores Elementary 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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