Couch Elementary School

21922 Highway 142
Myrtle, MO 65778
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Couch Elementary School serves 84 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Couch Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-69% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Couch Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

Couch Elementary School's student population of 84 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students84 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

Couch Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,085 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Couch Elementary School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#677 out of 2085 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-69%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:113:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
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16%
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White
97%
71%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.060.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCouch R-I School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Couch Elementary School is Couch High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Alton Elementary School (11.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Myrtle Couch High School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 117 students
    0.0 miles
    21922 Highway 142
    Myrtle, MO 65778
    (417) 938-4212
    0 7-12 117
  • Alton Alton Elementary School Math: 29% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 394 students
    11.5 miles
    Route 2 Box 2181
    Alton, MO 65606
    (417) 778-7217
    11.5 PK-6 394
  • Alton Alton High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 300 students
    11.6 miles
    Route 2 Box 2180
    Alton, MO 65606
    (417) 778-7215
    11.6 7-12 300
  • Thayer Thayer Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-6 | 414 students
    12.4 miles
    365 E Walnut St
    Thayer, MO 65791
    (417) 264-4600
    12.4 PK-6 414
  • Thayer Thayer Senior High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 7-12 | 324 students
    12.4 miles
    401 E Walnut St
    Thayer, MO 65791
    (417) 264-4600
    12.4 7-12 324

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