Spotlight

HISTORIC KIRKWOOD TRAIN STATION

CURBSIDE RECYCLING COMES TO KIRKWOOD The City of Kirkwood purchased the Kirkwood Train Station in 2002 from Amtrak and today it is staffed by a group of dedicated volunteers who answer questions, help passengers get “all aboard,” and issue parking passes. The station is also available to be rented for parties and other special gatherings. Check it out!!

Education

Public Education

The Kirkwood School District is a very well-regarded and recognized school district. The district has received the Distinction in Performance Award for academic performance each year since the State of Missouri’s highest recognition was established in 2001. Kirkwood seniors graduating in 2014 had an average ACT composite test score of 24 which ranks among the top ten in the state of Missouri and a 98.7% graduation rate, the highest in school history. There are 5 elementary schools, 2 middle schools and 1 high school. Total district enrollment in 2013-2014 was 6,508 students.

  

Private & Parochial Education

Christ Community Lutheran School (Elementary & Middle)

110 W Woodbine Ave.     (314) 822-7774

St. Gerard Majella Catholic School (Elementary)

2005 Dougherty Ferry Rd. (314) 822-8844

St. Peter Catholic School (Elementary & Middle)

215 N. Clay Ave. (314) 821-0460

St. Vianney Catholic School (High, All-Boys)

1311 S. Kirkwood Rd. (314) 965-4853

Villa di Maria Montessori School (Elementary)

1280 Simmons Ave. (314) 822-2601

 

Higher Education

St. Louis Community College – Kirkwood (Meramec) Campus

The largest campus in the St Louis Community College System with a total enrollment of almost 9,000 students, STLCC-Meramec is home to the Center of Visual Technology, a state-of-the-art instruction laboratory. The campus offers five types of degrees and two types of certificates. Associate degrees are offered for the following: Associate in Arts, Associate in Fine Arts, Associate in Science, Associate of Arts in Teaching and Associate in Applied Science. Students can also complete a Certificate of Proficiency or Certificate of Specialization in a number of different fields of study.