Kirkwood School is located approximately 6 miles south of the City of Corning in a small rural area.The school was first established in 1933. In 1997 a new facility was built with two classrooms, a multipurpose room, bathrooms, and office. In 2008 two new modular classrooms were brought in. A new full size gymnasium and kitchen were built in 2011. In 2012-13 the old multipurpose room was turned into a classroom and the old kitchen into an office. Kirkwood School serves students in TK-8 grades in 5 classrooms.