Frequently Asked Questions
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 risks and make mistakes, are at ease exploring and discussing sensitive gender issues, build life-long friendships and grow in confidence and self-esteem.
Are there openings at each grade level?
Although we welcome and accept applications for each grade, our major entry levels are our coed Montessori Early Childhood Program for boys and girls ages 2-5 (including Kindergarten), as well as Grades 6, 7 and 9 for girls.
Need-based scholarships are available to students enrolled in our program full-time; based on demonstrated financial need.
What is the average class size?
- 12 students with 2 teachers
- 20 students with 2 teachers
- Kindergarten Full Day
- 10 students with 1 teacher
- Grades 1-12
- 16 students per class
Do you have an After Care Program?
We have an excellent After Care Program for children ages 2 through Grade 5. The hours of the program are from 3:15 to 6:30 p.m. daily.
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.