What type of student would be most successful at Visitation Academy?
The student who is interested in academic excellence, leadership, community service, faith, extracurricular activities, teamwork and respect for others will thrive at Visitation.
What are the benefits of an all-girls environment?
Students at Visitation receive more attention, are comfortable asking questions, are willing to take academic risks and make mistakes, build life-long friendships and grow in confidence and self-esteem.
Are there openings at each grade level?
Please call the school for availability.
What is the average class size?
- Nursery – small class size; morning and full day options. Students must be three years old or turn three by December 31st of that school year. Students must be toilet trained in order to enter our Nursery program.
- Pre-K – small class size; full day with 2 teachers
- Kindergarten through 4th grade – small class size
- All Lower and Middle School classes have Art, Physical Education, Music, French, Religion
- Sacramental Programs in Grades 2, 7/8
- Middle School student/teacher ratio is 6 students to 1 teacher
Do you have an After School Program?
Yes. The hours of the program are from 2:30 to 6:00 PM. Monday -Friday.
*PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO HALF DAYS ON SCHOOL CALENDAR, THE VISITATION ACADEMY AFTER CARE SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE. PLEASE REFER TO TUESDAY FOLDER FOR ANY CHANGES IN AFTER CARE TIMES.
Do you have an early morning program?
Yes. You may drop your daughter(s) from 7:15 AM – 7:55 AM.
Do you have to be Catholic to attend Visitation Academy?
We welcome families of all faiths, which contributes to the richness and diversity of the Visitation Academy community.
Fees and Tuition Schedule
Tuition is a yearly fee. As a convenience to parents, it may be paid in installments through the SMART Program or directly to the school.
The following plans are intended to serve as a transition from summer leisure to a school routine. Plans prepared for the weeks of August 17 and 24th focus on themed activities for different subject areas. While the activities
Parent Student Handbook
Please refer to the following for rules and regulations at The Academy. The Administration of Visitation Academy retains the right to amend the Parent/Student Handbook.
Statement of Philosophy
Visitation Academy, founded in 1855, reflects the mission of …
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