Kirkwood Senior High School

801 W Essex Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63122
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Kirkwood Senior High School serves 1,738 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (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 81% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Kirkwood Senior High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Kirkwood Senior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

Kirkwood Senior High School's student population of 1,738 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 109 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,738 students
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Total Classroom Teachers109 teachers
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School Comparison

Kirkwood Senior High School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Kirkwood Senior High School is 0.42, 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
#33 out of 2085 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
15%
16%
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White
75%
71%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.420.47
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Graduation Rate
97%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKirkwood R-VII School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Kirkwood Senior High School is External Sites (3.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is North Kirkwood Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is W. W. Keysor Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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