Fairhope High School

18800 Greeno Rd
Fairhope, AL 36532
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 1,627 students in grades 9-12, Fairhope High School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,627 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • : 92% (Top 30% in AL)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 48% (Top 20%)
  • : 45% (Top 50%)
  • : 54% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Fairhope High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Fairhope High School's student population of 1,627 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 88 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,627 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
88 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Fairhope High School ranks within the top 30% of all 1,285 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Fairhope High School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AL)
#379 out of 1285 schools
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Fairhope High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
48%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fairhope High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
45%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fairhope High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
54%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Fairhope High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Fairhope High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
8%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Fairhope High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
7%
32%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Fairhope High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
78%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Fairhope High School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Fairhope High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Alabama.
0.38
This chart display the diversity score of Fairhope High School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
92%
88%
This chart display graduation rate of Fairhope High School and public school graduation rate of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Fairhope High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fairhope High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (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.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Fairhope High School's ranking?
Fairhope High School is ranked #379 out of 1,285 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Fairhope High School often compared to?
Fairhope High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Daphne High School, Spanish Fort High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
48% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% AL state average), while 45% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Fairhope High School?
The graduation rate of Fairhope High School is 92%, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 88%.
How many students attend Fairhope High School?
1,627 students attend Fairhope High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
78% of Fairhope High School students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Fairhope High School?
Fairhope High School has a student ration of 18:1, which is equal to the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Fairhope High School offer ?
Fairhope High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Fairhope High School part of?
Fairhope High School is part of Baldwin County School District.

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School Reviews

2   5/6/2021
Very unpleasant interactions thus far. I wish jurisdiction wasn't a law. Not excited about my kids going here.
- Posted by Parent - Lakai Smith-Petties
5   10/11/2010
i went to this school and it is really great, all of the people in the front office are polite and efficient, although i must say that some of the teachers at this school are well,Pansies, the overall school is a really great school with a good atmosphere
- Posted by Student/Alumni - septe

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,627 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • : 92% (Top 30%)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 48% (Top 20%)
  • : 45% (Top 50%)
  • : 54% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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