A Baldwin County education.

Education is important in Baldwin County. With over 30,000 students attending 45 public schools, Baldwin County consistently performs higher than national averages in standardized testing—thanks in part to the fact that more than half of our county’s teachers have earned at least their Master’s Degrees.

In addition to our excellent public schools, we also have several private and parochial schools, as well as two tech/career centers.

Education Quick Facts: 

  • 88% of individuals in Baldwin County have at a high school diploma or higher.
  • Enrollment has grown 14% since 2007, 11% growth anticipated over the next four years.
  • 84% high school graduation rate
  • Over 30,000 individuals in Baldwin County Schools
  • 7 Universities within 50+ miles
  • 9 Community Colleges within 50+ miles
  • Many Baldwin County high schools and middle schools participate in the Apple Digital Renaissance Program that centers around innovative learning through technology and other learning resources.
  • Baldwin County School System recognized in national news from the Digital Promise/The League of Innovative Schools-A White House Initiative.
  • Baldwin County Public Schools was recognized by US News as one of their ranked Best High Schools.
  • Baldwin County Education Coalition was formed in 2009 consisting of the seven education enrichment foundations in Baldwin County, private sector leaders, local elected leaders, and other stakeholders to gauge the current state of our education system, continually work to improve and innovate, and understand and answer the ever-changing labor market demands.
  • The Daphne-Fairhope-Foley MSA is ranked in the top 19% of Smartest Cities in America according to NewGeography.  This statistic is based in education attainment levels, growth, and education base in a given region.