St. Charles Community
St. Charles Community College (SCC) is a St. Louis-area two-year college in suburban St. Charles County, Missouri. Established in 1986, SCC's first fall semester in 1987 had an enrollment of 1,547 students. SCC is now the fourth largest of Missouri's 12 community college districts.
For more than two decades, St. Charles County has been one of Missouri's fastest-growing areas. With that growth came the need for high-quality, affordable, close-to-home and locally governed public higher education ï¿½ a need that culminated in the establishment of St. Charles Community College. Creation of the District Early classroom location Voters created the Junior College District of St. Charles County, Mo., in an April 1, 1986, election, making it Missouri's 11th community college district. Effective Feb. 19, 1987, the name of the district was officially changed to St. Charles County Community College District. Selected as the first president was Dr. Donald D. Shook, who had previously served as president of two other Missouri community colleges. The first St. Charles County Community College classes were held in the summer of 1987 with about 400 students. By the fall 1987 semester, 1,547 students were enrolled in credit classes, and other non-credit, continuing education programs were taking shape. The college operated out of several temporary locations for five years while continuing to plan for a permanent campus. Enrollment grew rapidly as the college developed educational programs and services in answer to community needs.
Our mission is to provide a positive, challenging, and safe learning environment resulting in the maximum achievement of all students.