St. Louis, Missouri is rich with cultural resources, extending the CID school children’s education well beyond the classroom.
Learn more about St. Louis at the St. Louis Regional Chamber and Growth Association website and the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission.
St. Louis, Missouri
CID is located within a block of Forest Park in the Washington University Medical Center and Central West End neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri. St. Louis is a city rich with cultural, recreational and architectural resources. The St. Louis History Museum, Zoo, St. Louis Science Center and St. Louis Art Museum are in Forest Park, the largest park in the U.S. within a city limit. In addition to being the famous site of the 1904 World’s Fair, the park features 1,371 acres of greenery covered with trails, ponds and facilities for bicycling, walking, tennis, handball, golf, boating and ice skating.
CID school children gain extra benefit though a variety of educational enrichment programs, extending their learning environment well beyond the classroom. Opportunities for educational field trips and family-style outings abound in places like the Magic House, the City Museum, children’s concerts at the St. Louis Symphony Powell Hall, the Missouri Botanical Garden, Purina Farms, Grant’s Farm, Powder Valley Nature Center and Laumeier Sculpture Park. The children often attend special exhibits and performances to learn more about the community and the world.
Many families move to St. Louis so their children can attend CID. CID school children have come from 29 countries and 48 states, including Missouri and Illinois.