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  2. Diversity
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  3. Teachers
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  4. College Prep
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  5. Clubs & Activities
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  6. Health & Safety
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  7. Administration
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Kirkwood School District is a top rated, public school district located in Kirkwood, MO. It has 5,718 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 71% of students are at least proficient in math and 85% in reading.
Address
11289 Manchester Rd
Kirkwood, MO 63122

Kirkwood School District Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
85%
Percent Proficient - Math
71%
Average Graduation Rate
98%
Average SAT
1310
41 responses
Average ACT
28
255 responses
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Students

Diversity
B-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
5,718
Free or Reduced Lunch
14.8%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$73,451
Teachers in First/Second Year
6.9%

Finances

Total Expenses
$74,676,000
Expenses Per Student
$13,223/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    62%
  • Support Services
    36%
  • Other
    2%

Kirkwood School District Reviews

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Kirkwood is an amazing school district that offers so much to its students. Along with many faculty members with master degrees, there are also plenty of advance classes and lots of help for those who need it. I was able to go abroad twice at Kirkwood and it was absolutely wonderful. Truly a top notch education! However, the school is not as diverse as it could be.
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great place to start school! The atmosphere is friendly and everyone there is always ready to help. Kirkwood has many ways to help students. As a nursing student I have received help from many departments such as the counselors office, the dean of students office, learning center, tutoring services, the cafe, financial aid office.
Kirkwood High School is a great place to receive your high school education. It has teachers who really care and invest themselves in students achievement , even outside of the classroom. The classrooms and other facilities are incredible including a new pool, impressive track/football field, new science classrooms, an updated library complete with a place specifically for students to receive additional help if needed, our publications and newspaper facilities are amazing and we have one of the best journalism programs in the country. we even received personal student laptops throughout the whole district. Kirkwood works hard to make sure all students have quality resources to excell in whatever they're passionate about, from theater and orchestra, to sports, to engineering.