Location Profile

Corpus Christi, Texas

Facility Type
Healthcare System
Facility Location
Corpus Christi, Texas
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is a nationally-recognized hospital located in Corpus Christi, Texas. Ranked as a high performer by U.S. News and World Report, the facility features more 500 beds. Specialties including a primary stroke care center, cancer center, and chest pain center are available. The hospital is part of one of the largest healthcare systems in the state of Texas.

Community Overview

The coastal city of Corpus Christi offers all of the Texas culture, beautiful beaches, and delicious food you could want. A popular vacation destination for years, Corpus Christi is a city that has attractions and beautiful scenery you’ll remember for a lifetime.

Corpus Christi is a large city with a number of popular areas. Designated areas include North Beach, Bayfront/Downtown, Northwest, Central, Southside, Padre Island, Mustang Island, Port Aransas, and North Bay. North Beach is home to restaurants, a new Ferris wheel, the USS Lexington, fishing jetties and more while the Bayfront/Downtown area offers plenty of dining, the city museums, nightlife, sports arenas, and the Marina Arts district. Central is where you’ll find the La Palmera and other shopping options and Southside offers even more retail. All of this can be accessed easily via the city’s bus and shuttle systems.

Learn more about Corpus Christi at the official city website and explore the area at the county website.

Cost of Living


Corpus Christi Independent Schools (CCISD) runs the public schools in the city. There are 37 elementary schools, 14 middle schools, and 11 high schools in the district. A well-regarded school district, CCISD offers a range of academic programs for students, including dual-credit, AP courses, and CTE certifications. There are magnet schools available in the district. CCISD includes a nationally-recognized high school, Collegiate High School with a Bronze recognition from U.S. News and World Report. Free full-day preschool is available on 23 campuses in the district as well plus all campuses offer free breakfast and lunch. The district features a student-teacher rate of 17 to 1 and a graduation rate of nearly 90%.

Click here to read more about public schools in Corpus Christi.
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Once you find the school you are interested in, you will need to contact them directly with any questions you might have.


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Local and Nearby Attractions

Corpus Christi is a premier shopping destination. One of the best places is La Palmera, a 1-million square foot supermall with more than 100 shops and dining spots. The mall has all of the popular chains including Bath & Body Works, Forever 21, Michael Kors, Pandora, Macy’s, and more. Bargain shoppers will love the deals at the Outlets at Corpus Christi Bay which features discount athletic wear, fragrances, jeans, cookware and more. If you want something that’s unique or locally-made, you can’t go wrong with all of the charming local shops that fill the streets. There you’ll find beach gear, artisan jewelry, handmade pieces, home decor, and plenty of souvenirs. Shopping is just one part of the vibrant culture of the city, however, as you’ll soon see when you explore its arts and other offerings. Local museums include the Corpus Christi Museum of Science & History, Texas State Museum of Asian Cultures & Education Center, Tejano Civil Rights Museum, and Art Center of Corpus Christi. The Corpus Christi Museum of Science & History is perfect for families and lets you explore treasures from a 1554 shipwreck, examine fossils, discover the stars in a planetarium, play on giant musical instruments and more. Nature lovers can certainly get their fill at the 182-acre South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center, a sprawling place with a butterfly house, hummingbird garden, sensory garden, birding trail, and other exhibits to explore. You can also visit the Texas State Aquarium in the North Beach area and see more than 360 species. Want more family fun? The FunTrackers Amusement Park includes an 18-hole mini golf course, go-karts, an arcade, and other fun activities. In the spring, the world-famous Waves Resort Corpus Christi featuring Schlitterbahn® Waterpark opens. We’d be remiss to mention the beaches, however, as Corpus Christi offers miles of beaches so you can get in all of the sand, surf, sun, and fun you desire. Whether you’re looking for seashells, strolling the boardwalk or paddling, there’s plenty to see and do.

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Crime Rate

With 435 officers sworn to protect the city, Corpus Christi is safe for families. The police department offers several crime prevention initiatives for the community including online reporting, online transaction exchange locations, Crimestoppers and more.

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