Location Profile

St. Charles, Missouri

Facility Type
Acute Care - General
Facility Location
St. Charles, Missouri
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in St. Charles, Missouri. Dedicated, compassionate, and award-winning, the provider meets the needs of the community with a full range of services. Care options include pregnancy, cancer care, diagnostics, and other services.

Community Overview

A suburb of St. Louis, Missouri, St. Charles is a charming city located on the river. Named by Time Magazine as one of the best places to live in America, it's a city that offers history, heritage, great schools, low crime, and a thriving downtown. The area is full of great options for art and culture, plus St. Charles has several popular festivals. St. Charles is one of the most exciting suburbs of St. Louis, Missouri and is popular with commuters. Although it’s a suburb, it features as much activity and charm as a bigger city. The events of St. Charles really put it on the map and illustrate what makes it so special. For over 40 years the city has presented a family-friendly celebration of Christmas called Christmas Traditions. When you see the choirs singing yuletide carols and the historic Main Street decked out in Victorian holiday decor, you’ll feel like you’ve stepped into a Christmas card. That's just the beginning though, as St. Charles offers several festivals throughout the year, plus historic reenactments, art shows, and other events.

Learn more about St. Charles at the official city website and explore the area at the county website.

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Public schools in the area are run by The City of St. Charles School District, which consists of 6 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, 2 high schools, and 1 technology center. The district is highly-rated and educators offer engaging yet informative curriculums to students. The average student-teacher ratio is extraordinarily low at 11 to 1, compared to the national average of 17 to 1. This creates an enriching environment where students can flourish academically and where they receive the attention they need. State test scores show that 51% of the district’s students are proficient in math and 64% are proficient in reading. Both of St. Charles’ high schools have been recognized by U.S. News and World Report’s Best U.S. High Schools. Furthermore, St. Charles West High has been named among the top 2,000 schools in the country. The city also has 19 private schools.

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Local and Nearby Attractions

Brimming with one-of-a-kind options, St. Charles’ shopping scene features original pieces you won’t find at a typical big-box store. The historic Main Street area of St. Charles features more than 125 unique shops selling goods like antiques, collectibles, clothing, handbags, and other fine items. There are also several places to get delicious specialty food like spices, homemade fudge, ice cream, and cookies. This is one of the most active and exciting areas of St. Charles. Walmart, Target, Gordmans, and T.J. Maxx and other big-name favorites are also in St. Charles so you have plenty of places to browse no matter your budget. Just 10 minutes away in St. Peters, Missouri is the Mid Rivers Mall, home of more than 100 stores including LOFT, Champs, and Macy’s Backstage.

As a historic city, St. Charles has a rich appreciation for arts and culture. The Foundry Art Centre features exhibitions, performances, and art education for all in St. Charles. The Centre’s space includes 5,200-square-feet of gallery space and 6 to 8 exhibitions are featured throughout the year. Additional events like ballets, comedians, recording artists, and other live performances are held at the J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts. Various musicals may be seen at the venue, and at the Act Two Theatre. For even more art and performing arts events, you can venture 30 minutes away to St. Louis, Missouri. There, you’ll find the St. Louis Art Museum and the Contemporary Art Museum, along with several playhouses.

A variety of museums in the area offer unique experiences for all age whether you want to let your imagination take flight or see what it was like back in the “old days.” Interactivity and play converge in the Play Street Museum, an indoor educational space. Activities include dress-up, art classes, and games. Visit the Commemorative Air Force Missouri Wing to see several pieces of WWII aircraft and learn more about their use during the war. The history continues in the Frenchtown Heritage Museum & Research Center, a museum inside an 1880 firehouse. You’ll see a large collection of photographs, vintage firefighting memorabilia, and several displays of artifacts related to the area. The intrepid exploring duo known as Lewis & Clark have their place in St. Charles as well. Visit the Lewis & Clark Boat House & Museum to see full-size replicas of their boats, view dioramas of their journey, and admire Native American artifacts.

The St. Charles region offers recreational opportunities for any season. Get your fun on indoors at the Kokomo Joe’s Family Fun Center, a complex with an escape room, arcade, go-karts, bowling alley, bumper cars, and laser tag. If you really want to feel the thrill of a laser tag maze, visit Adrenaline Zone to play in a multi-level 6,800-square-foot laser maze or try the state-of-the-art timed laser maze. Outdoor fun like fishing, swimming, and other activities can be found in the area as well. Fishing is available at more than 9 area parks thanks to the variety of stocked ponds. Blanchette Park is one of the best parks in the area and has everything you could need for a fun day out. Spanning over 40 acres, the park features an outdoor aquatic facility, sports fields, tennis courts, horseshoe courts, a garden, playground, biking and hiking trails, and a sledding hill. For even more space to roam and enjoy nature, there’s the Castlewood State Park, located 30 minutes away. Castlewood offers numerous trails, nature programs, and meadows filled with wildlife and birds to observe.

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Crime Rate

St. Charles is safer than 42% of the country and is protected by a vigilant police force. You’ll be in safe in St. Charles thanks to their work. With 112 sworn officers and several crime prevention initiatives aimed at the community, the police department ensures the safety of all who reside in and visit St. Charles. Community outreach options include Crime Stoppers, liaison officers, Neighborhood/Business Watch, and other programs.

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