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About the Board of Education

2023-2024 Board Meeting Dates

Location:
Board Room at NKMS
Located on East Side of Campus
11287 Manchester Road 
Kirkwood MO 63122

 

Future meeting agendas will be available 48 hours prior to the meeting via BoardDocs.

Meeting Schedule 

  • January 22, 2024 - Business Meeting
  • February 5, 2024 - Work Session
  • February 26, 2024 - Business Meeting
  • March 4, 2024 - Work Session
  • March 11, 2024 - Special Board Business Meeting
  • April 1, 2024 - Business Meeting
  • April 15, 2024 - Board Reorganization and Work Session
  • April 29, 2024 - Business Meeting
  • May 6, 2024 - Work Session
  • May 20, 2024 - Business Meeting
  • June 3, 2024 -Work Session
  • June 24, 2024 - Business Meeting

 

 

The Board of Education

The Kirkwood Board of Education is a representative body elected by the registered voters of the Kirkwood R-VII School District of St. Louis County. It is the purpose and the role of the Board of Education to exercise general supervision over the schools of the district, and to ensure that the schools are maintained as provided by the state statutes, the rules and regulations of the Missouri State Board of Education and/or the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, and the policies, rules and regulations of the school district. In addition, the Board is accountable to the electorate, and shall be responsive to the educational needs and the imposed financial constraints of the district.

The Board of Education shall oversee all aspects of the operations of the district within the limits of the law. However, the Board will make its members, the district certified and support staff, and the district patrons aware that the Board has authority to take official action only when it is acting as a whole. The Board shall be the final authority. No section of the policies, rules and regulations may be construed to limit the statutory powers of the Board to exercise its own prudent judgment.

Role of the Board

In conducting its various functions as the legislative and policy-making authority for the district, the Board recognizes the following general responsibilities as paramount:

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News from the Board

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The KSD Board of Education held an awards and honors ceremony to recognize some of the outstanding accomplishments of students, staff and community members. The ceremony is held three times a year.

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