Kirkland offers a wonderful quality of life, because it does not have the waterscape potential of Lake Saint-Louis or Two Mountains, the Town of Kirkland
focuses on the quality landscaping of its parks and municipal buildings to draw attention to its green spaces and the importance they play in the quality of its neighbourhoods.
Many new communities have contributed in growing and enriching the Kirkland population; so many newcomers from various walks of life have joined the French
and English founding communities that today, Kirkland is made up of citizens from 44 different nationalities, speaking more than 31 languages. The combination of these different backgrounds has shaped the town in such a
way that Kirkland is now recognized for being an attractive city offering its citizens great quality of life. This cultural convergence has been very present in the history
of the town and the municipal administration has always considered it to be one of the values central to its community's vitality and progress. The Commission scolaire Marguerite-Bourgeoys operates Francophone public schools.
* École primaire Émile-Nelligan The Lester B. Pearson School Board (LBPSB) operates Anglophone public schools
in the area.
* Margaret Manson Elementary School Some areas are served by Sherbrooke Academy (junior and senior campuses) and
Beacon Hill Elementary School in Beaconsfield
Clearpoint Elementary School in Pointe-Claire
Kingsdale Academy in Pierrefonds-Roxboro The Quebec Ministry of Education, Recreation and Sports operates:
Preschool, primary and high school:
* Kuper Academy
The Federation of private schools operates bilingual (French/English) private
schools in the area,
Preschool and primary school:
* Académie Marie-Claire Parks:
Parc Des Benevoles
And so many more, Kirkland also offers fun splash pads for kids in some of the