Gulf Shores Elementary School



Gulf Shores Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gulf Shores Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 45
K 139
1 136
2 150
3 147
4 143
5 137
6 146
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gulf Shores Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Gulf Shores, AL in the Baldwin County School District. It enrolls 1,043 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gulf Shores Elementary School is the 22nd largest public school in Alabama and the 1,074th largest nationally. It has 20.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,043
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 50.63
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,074th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 22nd out of 787
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 738th out of 782
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 53rd out of 782

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Gulf Shores Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 540
(52%)
9,358
(52%)
 Female 503
(48%)
8,684
(48%)

Gulf Shores Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 893
(86%)
13,597
(75%)
 Hispanic 86
(8%)
1,379
(8%)
 Two or More 28
(3%)
531
(3%)
 Black 18
(2%)
2,240
(12%)
 Asian 15
(1%)
181
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
99
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
15
(0%)

Gulf Shores Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 578
(55%)
9,301
(52%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 397
(38%)
7,615
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 68
(7%)
1,126
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 779 ranked schools in Alabama, Gulf Shores Elementary School is ranked 79th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gulf Shores Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 53.9%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Gulf Shores Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 616
2006 605
2007 686
2008 784
2009 856
2010 884
2011 912
2012 1030
2013 1063
2014 1056
2015 1043

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 15.8
2007 14.4
2008 17.4
2009 18.9
2010 15.4
2011 17.8
2012 17.5
2013 17.4
2014 18.6
2015 20.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.29220779220779
2006 0.3603305785124
2007 0.34402332361516
2008 0.3890306122449
2009 0.48014018691589
2010 0.49886877828054
2011 0.43092105263158
2012 0.49514563106796
2013 0.48165569143932
2014 0.38825757575758
2015 0.44582933844679

Compare Gulf Shores Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,656.6% 16.6:1
 
2,060.0% 20.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 44.6%
 
State Average 53.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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