Fairhope High School

  • Fairhope High School serves 1,657 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 39% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 53% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Fairhope High School's student population of 1,657 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 87 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,657 students
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Total Classroom Teachers87 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fairhope High School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fairhope High School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#448 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
6%
7%
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Black
8%
33%
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White
83%
55%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fairhope High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.300.34
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Graduation Rate
93%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBaldwin County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

School Notes

  • Fairhope High School is a public secondary school located in Fairhope, Alabama. Fairhope High School is a part of the Baldwin County Public Schools system.
  • The 2005 teacher of the year award was given to mathematics teacher Tim Reddy.
  • Fairhope High School Football: Each year, the football team plays Foley High School for the Blue-Gold trophy. Fairhope's biggest rivals are Foley and the Trojans of Daphne High School. In 2005, the Pirate's record was 5 wins and 5 loses. The final 2004 record was 10 wins and 3 losses. 2005 college recruits were Brock Johnson (WR,PR) who is going to Samford University and Dewitt Jones (DE) who is going to The Citadel.
  • Fairhope High School Soccer: The FHS Junior Varsity Team, lead by Coach Mark Leavins, has won eight games, and tied one. The undefeated team consists of Drew Amond, Brock Boone, Bo Brunson, Alden Harold, Blair Lowell, Justin Polezynski, Noah Rand, Leon Wynn, Alex Shaw, Lucas Boone, Justin Bunch, Jamason Cherrix, Steve Dorsey, Shawn Hall, Kevin Hickman, Collin Hunt, Ty Malugani, Matt McGlouglin, and Eric Wintzell.
  • Fairhope High School Buccaneer Band: The Buccaneer Band of FHS is directed by Director Will Duncan, who is assisted by Robert Allen. The Color Guard is designed by Phillip Davis, who is assisted by LaVon Adams. The 2006 show concept for is titled The Encounter and will feature arrangements from 007 and Carmen. This band is a great band in the Eastern Shore. Everyone is hardworking and efficient.
  • School uniform: All Baldwin County Public School students are required to wear school uniforms.
  • Tops consist of White or Navy Blue oxford shirts, polo shirts, or turtlenecks. Bottoms consist of khaki or navy blue trousers, shorts, skirts, dresses, jumpers, or capris. Shoes must be white, brown, or black, and the strings must match the color of the shoes. Only girls may wear dresses, jumpers, or capris.
  • Opposition: Few people in the area are pleased with the uniform policy. Some believe it to violate the constitutional rights of students. However no real recourse is available, and as a result much of the debate about the policy is moot.

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