Quick Facts
Area: 9.3 sq mi
Population: 27,540
Density: 3,000/sq mi
Zip Codes: 63122

Education & Progress
Primary and secondary schools
Public education in Kirkwood falls under the Kirkwood R-7 School District, which includes five elementary schools, Tillman Elementary, North Glendale Elementary, Keysor Elementary, Robinson Elementary, and Westchester Elementary, two middle schools, Nipher Middle School and North Kirkwood Middle school, and a single high school, Kirkwood High School, which dates back to 1865. North Glendale, Robinson, and half of Tillman go to Nipher Middle School, and Keysor, Westchester, and half of Tillman go to North Kirkwood Middle School. The district covers all of Kirkwood as well as all or parts of the neighboring smaller communities of Des Peres, Frontenac, Glendale, Huntleigh, Oakland, and Warson Woods.
Colleges and universities
St. Louis Community College operates a 78-acre (320,000 m2) campus in Kirkwood, STLCC-Meramec. Meramec is the largest community college in Missouri, with over 12,000 undergraduate and transfer students.