Only seven miles from Lambert Airport, this district takes in 15 square miles. St. Charles was the first State Capitol and the historic Main Street draws thousands of tourists each year. The area boasts a thriving business community and offers charming historical homes as well as established newer home developments. Home prices range from $80,000 to over $400,000. St. Charles is the closest community to St. Louis County and offers great housing diversity in style and price.
Orchard Farms school District includes the communities of Orchard Farms, Portage Des Sioux, Boschertown and West Alton. Orchard Farm is located in the north-eastern part of St. Charles County. Home price range from $75,000 to over $300,000.
Covering 136 square miles in St. Charles is Fort Zumwalt, the county’s second largest school district. One of the fastest growing areas in Missouri, O’Fallon continues to experience substantial expansion. Generally considered a quiet residential community, O’Fallon and parts of St. Peters fall within the Fort Zumwalt district. Intensive building has taken place in the last 15 years, with a variety of single family homes and condominiums priced from $70,000 to over $600,000. It looks as if the growth pattern will continue with the addition of new bridges crossing from St. Charles County into St. Louis County making it even more accessible for commuters.