The second largest school district in St. Louis County is Parkway, located in the western portion of the county and covering over 68 square miles. This district includes portions of Creve Coeur, Chesterfield, Ballwin, Des Peres, Manchester, Maryland Heights and Town and Country. Due to the large geographical area it covers, Parkway housing ranges from homes built in the 1970’s to new construction developments. Prices range from $150,000 to $800,000 or more. From golf courses to shopping centers and office complexes, this primarily residential area offers a well-balanced mix of single-family homes, condominiums and apartment complexes.
The largest school district in St. Louis County and located in the far west region is Rockwood, covering 150 square miles. The communities of Clarkson Valley, Ellisville, Eureka, Fenton, Grover, Glencoe, Wildwood and portions of Ballwin and Chesterfield fall within Rockwood’s boundaries. While each community has its own distinctive look and feel, they all share a common bond of being strong, family oriented residential areas. Generally, housing is a blend of well-planned, larger subdivisions and smaller developments situated among high bluffs and rolling hills. Prices range from $180,000 to over a million and offer a commute of 25 minutes to Clayton and 45 minutes to downtown.
The Valley Park School District includes the cities of Valley Park and Twin Oaks. This area gives you a small town feel and yet is just minutes away from Highway 44 and Hwy 40. Valley Park is located about 35 minutes west of Downtown St. Louis. Prices range from $80,000 to over $300,000.