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Buying a Home in the Parkway West School District

When it comes to buying a new home, the right school district can make all the difference -- especially for young families and first-time homeowners. 

Parkway West is an attractive option for such home buyers for a variety of reasons: It's situated in the vibrant and beautiful community of Ballwin, and the Parkway district ranks highly in many of the key educational metrics used to evaluate the performance of schools.

Parkway West High School has roughly 1,300 students enrolled, and offers nearly 30 school-sponsored activities for students to pursue. These include all major high school sports, speech and debate, dance and niche sports such as lacrosse.

Parkway West is also notable for the success of its athletic teams -- the school has won 37 Missouri state championships in sports such as swimming, basketball, baseball and golf. The school's alumni roster is also home to series of prominent names, including brewing executive August Busch IV, NFL quarterback Blaine Gabbert and famed broadcaster Stone Phillips.

The Parkway West community

Parkway West is situated in the quiet residential community of Ballwin, Missouri, which has been named as one of America's "Best Places to Live" by Money magazine on three separate occasions. The city was founded in 1837 and is home to around 30,000 people. Ballwin's median family income is roughly $77,000.

Homes for sale in Parkway West School District have sharply grown in value in recent years. The median home value is currently around $258,000 -- up from $155,000 in 2000. Ballwin has seen considerable new construction in recent years, as the city population grew by more than one-third between 1990 and 2000. The crime rate in the area is low, and there are a number of parks and green spaces for families to enjoy.

The Parkway West area is situated near a variety of services and amenities. Several medical centers are nearby, and an Amtrak station is eight miles away in the neighboring town of Kirkwood. Parkway West sits close to a major regional thoroughfare, Manchester Road, which is home to a multitude of retail shops, restaurants and other businesses. 

Young families in the district have a variety of family-oriented attractions to visit nearby, including Kirkwood's famed Magic House, a major regional attraction for children.

District details

Parkway West was recently honored by U.S. News and World Report as one of the "Best High Schools" in the United States, ranking within the top 13-percent of all schools nationally. According to district statistics, 90-percent of graduates go on to colleges and universities. The district offers a core curriculum featuring 14 subjects supplemented with online learning. 

The Parkway district also has a dedicated Innovation Team tasked with staying on top of recent developments in education. Overall, the Parkway district is home to 28 schools serving nearly 20,000 students in St. Louis county area, and has earned 17 Blue Ribbon Awards for excellence from the U.S. Department of Education.

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14979 Broadmont Dr, Chesterfield, MO - $260,000

Condo/Coop/Villa, Villa
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,584 SQFT
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Move In Ready And Nicely Updated 2 Story Townhome In Sought After Greens Of Broadmont That Boasts A Subdivision Clubhouse, Pool, Tennis And Lake. A 2car Garage Leads To Private Courtyard Entry Just Perfect For Entertaining Or Quiet Moments. The 2 ...

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1310 Wyncrest Dr, Ballwin, MO - $1,395

Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,440 SQFT
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Updated Home In Great Area! Parkway Schools! Hardwood Floors On Main Level And Upstairs. Fresh Paint Throughout! Huge Deck In The Backyard Is Perfect For Entertaining! Large Fenced In Back Yard! Close To Shopping Restaurants, And Major Thorou...

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1962 Ridge Lake Dr, Chesterfield, MO - $289,900

Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,919 SQFT
  • 1 DOM
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Beautiful Ranch Home Located Just Minutes From I-64 In Chesterfield. This 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Home Has Been Freshly Painted And Brand New Carpet Throughout. The Ceramic Tile Entry Way Invites You In To The Shared Living Room/dining Area. Large Kitc...

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52 Meadowbrook Country Club, Ballwin, MO - $449,900

Residential Lots, Single Family
  • 2 DOM
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The Perfect Opportunity To Build Your Custom Dream Home In Meadowbrook Country Club Estates! A Rare Find, This 1.19 Acre Lot Is Lined With Beautiful Tree's And Backs To #16 Fairway. Minimum Square Feet Required And Building Is Subject To Architect...

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14730 Schoettler Grove Ct, Chesterfield, MO - $570,000

Condo/Coop/Villa, Villa
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,807 SQFT
  • 2 DOM
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Wow! Luxury Living! New Home (10/18), Only Lived In One Month! Perfect For The Person Wanting New Construction W/out The Hassle Of A 4-6 Month Wait! Open Floor Plan With Great Rm/breakfast Rm. Gorgeous Kitchen With Oversized Quartz Island, 42" Cab...

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1716 Stifel Lane Dr, Chesterfield, MO - $825,000

Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 3,912 SQFT
  • 6 DOM
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Stunning Custom Home,nestled In The Beautiful Subdivision Of Manderleigh.this 1.5 Story Home Has 4 Bedrm,7 Baths, 4 Car Garage Will Make An Impression. Beautifully Appointed Classic Home Features Extensive Millwork, Custom Built Ins, Newer Windows...

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12827 Clayton Rd, Town and Country, MO - $535,000

Residential Lots, Single Family
  • 6 DOM
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Incredible Opportunity To Rehab Or Tear Down This 3 Bedroom, 2 Ba Ranch Home With Large Level Lot In The Heart Of Town And Country! Large Living Room/dining Room Combo, Cozy Family Room With Fireplace, And Side Entry 2 Car+ Attached Garage. Bonus ...

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12827 Clayton Rd, Town and Country, MO - $535,000

Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,011 SQFT
  • 7 DOM
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Incredible Opportunity To Rehab Or Tear Down This 3 Bedroom, 2 Ba Ranch Home With Large Level Lot In The Heart Of Town And Country! Large Living Room/dining Room Combo, Cozy Family Room With Fireplace, And Side Entry 2 Car+ Attached Garage. Bonus ...

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331 Turnbury Cir, Ballwin, MO - $388,500

Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,987 SQFT
  • 7 DOM
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Within Walking Distance Of Claymont Elementary, A Beautiful 4 Bedroom 2.5 Bath Renovation W/ Main Floor Laundry. From The Moment You Step Onto The Deep Porch And Walk Through The New Red Front Doors, You Will Be Impressed With The Quality Of Thi...

901 Rusticmanor, Ballwin, MO - $350,000

Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,076 SQFT
  • 8 DOM
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Don't Miss Out On This Beautiful Ranch In The Sought After Fox Creek Estates!! You Are Greeted By Elegant Hardwood Floors Throughout The House And An Abundance Of Natural Light Beaming Through The Windows Into The Formal Dining And Living Room. Th...

424 Glan Tai Dr, Manchester, MO - $1,700

Residential
  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,229 SQFT
  • 8 DOM
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For Lease -- New Price - More Updating Done In Hall/master Baths! Wonderful Sprawling Ranch W/large Rms In Popular Glan Tai Subdivi! Step In The Entry Way Open To Sunken Liv Rm, Formal Din Rm And Beautifully Renovated Kitchen W/ Custom Cabinets,...

1842 Buckington Dr, Chesterfield, MO - $350,000

Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,083 SQFT
  • 9 DOM
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Location....location!!! Rare Handyman Or Investor Opportunity In The Heart Of Chesterfield In The Beaiutiful Scarborough Subdivision! Sprawling Great Room Ranch Features 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths W/2800+sf Of Living Space And An Inground Pool Backing T...

1060 Pinrun, Ballwin, MO - $2,200

Residential, Lease
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,400 SQFT
  • 10 DOM
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If Top Rated Schools, Fantastic Location Close To Highways, Shopping, Parks And Restaurants, And A Subdivision Swimming Pool Don't Interest You, Then Maybe The Fact That This Three Bedroom With Two And A 1/2 Baths Is Fully Updated And Move In Read...

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341 Country Club Dr, Ballwin, MO - $339,900

Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,908 SQFT
  • 11 DOM
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Charming Ranch With A Fabulous Front Porch In The Terrific Claymont Subdivision. A Stone’s Throw From The Ballwin Aquatic Park, Golf, Shopping & Restaurants. This Stunning Ranch Has A Glassed-in Sunporch/three Season Room With A Gas Fireplace Whic...

912 Dutch Mill, Ballwin, MO - $314,900

Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,956 SQFT
  • 12 DOM
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Beautiful 4 Bed/2.5 Bath Home Now Available In Fantastic Parkway West Location Just Off Hwy 141! * Full Brick Front * Wonderful Level Back Yard With Trees That Backs To Common Ground And More Trees * In-ground Sprinkler System * Maintenance Free ...

15084 Green Circle Dr, Chesterfield, MO - $259,000

Condo/Coop/Villa, Condo
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 1,880 SQFT
  • 12 DOM
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Spacious & Gracious Describes This 4 Bed/3.5 Condo With Finished, Walk-out Lower Level And A Total Of 2520 Finished Square Feet With New Carpet & Fresh Paint Throughout! And If You’re Looking For A Great Location, It Doesn’t Get Better Than This! ...

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