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Education & Schooling
A strong, high quality education system is an essential element for every community that is seeking to offer its citizens a greater quality of life. In this regard, Granite City is no exception, which is why our school board strives to hire only teachers of the highest quality and is always evaluating and reevaluating its curriculum in order to ensure that it meets the highest of standards. Here, any student that is willing to put in the effort to make the grade can learn the skills and objectives needed to succeed in any of their future endeavors following high school.
In the Education Statistics section you will find the School District's contact information, recent data of the local schools, and a profile of the School District. In this section, you can also find information about the local colleges and universities located throughout the St. Louis region.


The citizens of Granite City have ample access to the superior quality healthcare choices. The options are abundant and include:

   • Gateway Regional Medical Center – (located in Granite City)
   • Southern Illinois Healthcare Foundation
      Alton Memorial
   • Anderson Hospital
   • Belleville Memorial Hospital
   • St. Anthony’s Hospital
   • St. Elizabeth’s Hospital
   • Granite Nursing and Rehab
   • Stearns Nursing and Rehab

The Granite City area offers many options for Health Care. Located just minutes away are 50 hospitals available in the Greater St. Louis area. These include:

   • Barnes Jewish Hospital(ranked 8th in the nation this year)
   • Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital
   • DePaul Health Center
   • St. Louis Children’s Hospital(ranked among the best children’s hospital for 2010-11)
   • Siteman Cancer Center
   • St. Louis University Hospital
   • Washington University School of Medicine

Physician Directory

Gateway Regional Medical Center offers more than 150 physicians in 39 specialties. "Gateway Regional Medical Center feels that physician recruitment is one of the hospital's top responsibilities. With our nationwide network of resources, we actively recruit some of the best and brightest physicians from across the country to meet the community's needs."

Job Opportunities

Looking for a job? Check out these sites for countless job opportunities available in the area:

    • Illinois Skills Match
    • Express Pros
    • Monster
    • Career Builders
    • Simply Hired
    • Indeed
    • Dice
    • Best of the Web - Careers
Need help deciding what you like to do? Check out Career Cruising to help you figure it out.

Local Phone Numbers
Please visit our Contact Info page for a list of local City service numbers.

The Directory of Public Officials has the phone numbers of local, state and federal government officials including contact information for the Park, School, and Library Districts.

Contact information for many of our local organizations is listed under the Civic Organizations and Service Organizations pages.


Ameren I.P.(IL) - 1.800.755.5000
Illinois American Water Company - 1.800.422.2782
Madison County Special Sewer Billing Department - 931.3400
Metro East Sanitary District - 876.1806
Sewer Billing - 452-6211


Madison County Board Office - 692.9200 ext.4341
State of Illinois Drivers' License Facility - 877.2451
Voter Registration (County Clerk - Edwardsville)- 692.6290

Telephone / Television

AT&T - Residential Service - 1.800.244.4444
AT&T - Business Communication Services - 1.800.660.3000 opt.2
Charter Communications (Cable) - 1.800.211.4450
Nextiva - 1.800.799.0600


Local News Media - 344.0264
News-Democrat - 239.2470
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - 1.800.365.0820

Community Services

Six Mile Regional Library District Branch Location - Johnson Rd. - 452.6244
Granite City Post Office - Main - 877.0700
Granite City Post Office - Nameoki Station - 877.0450
Granite City Post Office - Mitchell Branch - 931.1794

Trash / Garbage

Republic Services - 800-844-3151
Waste Management - 931.6460 or 1.800.634.8395

Local Realtors 
 Century 21
 Coldwell Banker    
    • Star Realtors    
    • Remax
      • Zillow
      • Trulia

Maps of Granite City
Here are a few maps of Granite City:
Google Maps

Granite City has a lot of great churches. Whether you are new in your faith or have been on the faith journey your whole life you are welcome here and will not be disappointed with what this city has to offer.
On the Worship page there is a list of the many places of worship and their contact information. Click here for a list of church maps.