Kirkwood school information

IndexKirkwoodMissouriNational
Average Test Scores77%51%49%
Student/Teacher ratio22:114:116:1
Total public schools91,89979,221
Total private schools353124,874
Total post-secondary schools12137,963
The Kirkwood, MO educational system consists of 9 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Kirkwood public schools have average test scores of 77% which is 52% higher than than the Missouri average and 57% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Kirkwood public schools is 22:1, compared to 14:1 in Missouri and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 95.4% have completed high school, 62.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 8.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Kirkwood are 57% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Kirkwood.
  • 95.7% of people in Kirkwood have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.4% of people in Kirkwood have completed high school.
  • 62.8% of people in Kirkwood have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Kirkwood

IndexKirkwoodMissouriNational
Completed 8th grade95.7%86.0%84.3%
Completed high school95.4%84.2%83.0%
Completed some college84.3%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree67.8%35.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors62.8%27.6%30.3%
Completed masters27.3%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree8.5%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.3%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Kirkwood (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Olivette, MO7,83085%72%
Sappington, MO7,23379%60%
Crestwood, MO11,94179%60%
Chesterfield, MO47,71778%59%
Glendale, MO5,91778%58%
Kirkwood, MO27,61477%57%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Garner, NC27,62545%9%
Middletown, NY27,60134%32%
Frankfort, KY27,59844%11%
Marshalltown, IA27,63765%31%
Crofton, MD27,66359%19%
Kirkwood, MO27,61477%57%
Source: The Kirkwood, MO education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.