Couch School District, Missouri

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Couch R-I School District is a school district that serves Oregon County, Missouri.

About the district

Couch School District is located in Oregon County, Missouri
Couch School District is a school district in Oregon County, Missouri. The county seat of Oregon County is Alton. The population of Oregon County was 10,997 according to the 2010 United States Census.[1]


Oregon County underperformed in comparison to the rest of Missouri in terms of higher education achievement in 2011. The United States Census Bureau found that 10.3% of Oregon County residents aged 25 years and older had attained a Bachelor's degree compared to 25.8% for Missouri as a whole. The median household income in Oregon County was $26,926 compared to $47,333 for the state of Missouri. The poverty rate in Oregon County was 26.1% compared to 15.0% for the entire state.[1]

Racial Demographics, 2012[1]
Race Oregon County (%) Missouri (%)
White 96.3 83.9
Black or African American 0.3 11.7
American Indian and Alaska Native 1.2 0.5
Asian 0.4 1.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1 0.1
Two or More Races 1.8 2.0
Hispanic or Latino 1.4 3.7

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