600 E 15th Ave
Gulf Shores, AL 36547
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Gulf Shores High School serves 854 students in grades 9-12.
Gulf Shores High 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 60-64% (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 60-64% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Gulf Shores High School's student population of 854 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
854 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
50 teachers
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School Rankings

Gulf Shores High 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 High School is 0.21, 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 Data
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State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#167 out of 1263 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
6%
8%
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Black
1%
33%
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White
89%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.21
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Graduation Rate
91%
91%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 854 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Btm 50% in AL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.21 (Btm 50%)

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