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Public Education

The Kirkwood School District, chartered in 1865, is among the oldest in St. Louis County and one of the oldest west of the Mississippi River. Located in southwest St. Louis County approximately 15 miles from the city of St. Louis, Kirkwood School District covers an area of 15 square miles and serves all, or portions of, eight suburban communities including Des Peres, Frontenac, Glendale, Huntleigh, Kirkwood, Oakland, Town and Country, and Warson Woods. The district also welcomes eligible students from the city of St. Louis through participation in the St. Louis Voluntary Transfer Program. 


Private 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.