The Kirkwood School District, located in west St. Louis county, is one of the oldest school districts west of the Mississippi River. The district's nine school facilities reflect a blend of older architectural charm and new comprehensive building improvements, with approximately 140 acres and more than 900,000 square feet of building space. The Facilities department, a staff of 29 dedicated professionals, is committed to providing and maintaining an environment that enhances the educational process. In addition, the Custodial department, a staff of 53 hardworking professionals, is committed to keeping the classroom environments clean and safe to foster educational learning.