Gulf Shores Elementary School

1600 East 3rd St
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Gulf Shores Elementary School serves 1,061 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Gulf Shores Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Gulf Shores Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Gulf Shores Elementary School's student population of 1,061 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students1,061 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Rankings

Gulf Shores Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Gulf Shores Elementary School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#186 out of 1263 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
10%
8%
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Black
1%
33%
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White
80%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.350.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBaldwin County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Gulf Shores Elementary School is Gulf Shores High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gulf Shores Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Swift Elementary School (4.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gulf Shores Gulf Shores Middle School Math: 68% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 7-8 | 436 students
    0.2 miles
    450 E 15th Ave
    Gulf Shores, AL 36542
    (251) 968-8719
    0.2 7-8 436
  • Gulf Shores Gulf Shores High School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 854 students
    0.4 miles
    600 E 15th Ave
    Gulf Shores, AL 36547
    (251) 968-4747
    0.4 9-12 854
  • Bon Secour Swift Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 273 students
    4.3 miles
    6330 Bon Secour Hwy
    Bon Secour, AL 36511
    (251) 949-6422
    4.3 PK-6 273
  • Orange Beach Orange Beach Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-6 | 468 students
    7.6 miles
    4900 Wilson Blvd
    Orange Beach, AL 36561
    (251) 981-5662
    7.6 PK-6 468
  • Foley Foley High School Math: 40% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,753 student
    7.8 miles
    1 Pride Pl
    Foley, AL 36535
    (251) 943-2221
    7.8 9-12 1,753

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