Ellisville is a part of the AAA-rated Rockwood School District, a progressive, innovative, and award-winning educational system. The Rockwood School District serves more than 22,000 students from western St. Louis and northern Jefferson counties. The district is comprised of 19 elementary schools, 6 middle schools, 4 high schools, an Early Childhood Center, Centers for Creative Learning, and an Individualized Learning Center.
As part of the Rockwood School District, Ellisville students are primarily served by 3 elementary schools, 2 Centers for Creative Learning, 2 middle schools, and 2 high schools. Several of these schools have been recognized for their outstanding achievements, including Ridge Meadows Elementary, which was the 1st school in Missouri to be awarded the Model National Professional Development Award from the U.S. Department of Education.
There are also several nearby private schools for those interested in public school alternatives. Additionally, there are many colleges and universities within a 20 mile drive, including St. Louis Community College Wildwood Campus located just off of Highway 109.