Kirkwood Senior High School

  • Kirkwood Senior High School serves 1,779 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-59% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 91% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 63%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Kirkwood Senior High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 28%.

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 1,779 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 116 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,779 students
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Total Classroom Teachers116 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kirkwood Senior High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,073 schools in Missouri (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kirkwood Senior High School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall School Rank#328 out of 2,073 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-59%
48%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
91%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
6%
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Black
18%
16%
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White
74%
72%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kirkwood Senior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score0.420.46
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Graduation Rate
98%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKirkwood R-vii School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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