PROFICIENCY 50% 32% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
43%Baldwin County
51%Gulf Shores
37%Alabama

Gulf Shores 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 873 students and 48 teachers at Gulf Shores High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 194 free lunch students and 41 reduced lunch students.

Gulf Shores High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 49.5%, which is 32% higher than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students873
Teachers48.08
Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch194
Reduced lunch41

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment104
Taking some courses46
Taking some courses (not tests)52
Passing some courses14
Passing no courses26

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 High School, there are a total of 104 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 46 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All25-29%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School25-29%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All70-74%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School70-74%

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 High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
Caucasian 92.6% 78.8% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 2.3% 13.6% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 1.6% 1.0% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.0% 5.8% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 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

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Gulf Shores Middle School34%0.2Gulf Shores, AL
Gulf Shores Elementary School56%0.3Gulf Shores, AL
Orange Beach Elementary School64%7.3Orange Beach, AL
Foley High School34%7.9Foley, AL
Foley Intermediate School39%8.2Foley, AL
Foley Middle School22%9.7Foley, AL
Foley Elementary School42%9.8Foley, AL
Magnolia School40%11.1Foley, AL

Gulf Shores demographics profile

StatisticGulf ShoresAlabamaNational
Population24,2954,841,164318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,4749291
Median age38.438.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%57%55%
Speak English97%95%79%
Speak Spanish1%3%13%

Education level achieved in Gulf Shores

IndexGulf ShoresAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade93.6%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school93.6%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college76.9%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree49.7%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors41.9%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters15.3%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.1%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.1%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Gulf Shores 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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