Visitation Academy Of St. Louis

3020 North Ballas Road,
Saint Louis, MO, 63131-0631
Tel: (314)625-9103
Grades: PK - 12 | 633 students
Visitation Academy is a community of students, religious, faculty, staff, parents and alumnae that exists to educate achildren and young women and to receive and share Jesus as Mary did in her visitation to Elizabeth.
In an environment which values excellence in scholarship, spirituality, leadership and service, this Visitation community encourage students to develop their unique gifts.
As students learn to Live Jesus with gentleness, humility, joy and freedom, they are prepared to continue to grow and respond to others, the Church, and the global community.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1833

Student Body

Total Students 633 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color 15%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade Visitation Academy Of St. Louis Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 83 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 73%
Average Class Size 18 students
Number of AP Courses 12 courses
Advanced Courses American History, Biology, Calculus 1, Calculus 2, Chemistry, English, European History, French Language, French Literature, Spanish Language, Spanish Literature, Statistics, 
Average SAT score 1250
Average ACT score 29

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 20
Tuition Notes $3650 thru $9125 - Montessori $14655 - Grades K thru 6 $15775 - Grades 7 thru 12
% on Financial Aid 17%
Acceptance Rate 95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Mrs. Ashley Giljum
Admissions Associate Ms. Liz Keefe

Sports

Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Paddle Tennis, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryDiving,
Field HockeyGolf,
LacrossePaddle Tennis,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 33 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Ambassadors, Art Club, Bellarmine Speech, Book Clubs, Campus Ministry Club, Chamber Singers, Chorus, Christian Life Community, Concert Choir, Earth Club, Fall Musical, Film Club, French Club, Junior National Honor Society, Making a Difference Today - Service Club, Middle School Play, National Honor Society, One Act Plays, Scholar Bowl Team, School Newspaper (Paper Moon), Spanish Club, Spectrum (Diversity Club), Spirit Club, Student Councils, Students in Medicine, Thespian Society, Visions Literary Magazine, Viz TV, Winter Play, Yearbook, Young Democrats, Young Republicans, Youth in Government Ambassadors, Art Club, Book Clubs, Chorus, Concert Choir, Earth Club, Fall Musical, Film Club, French Club, One Act Plays, Spanish Club, Spirit Club, Viz TV, Winter Play, Yearbook, Bellarmine Speech,
Campus Ministry Club,
Chamber Singers,
Christian Life Community,
Junior National Honor Society,
Making a Difference Today - Service Club,
Middle School Play,
National Honor Society,
Scholar Bowl Team,
School Newspaper (Paper Moon),
Spectrum (Diversity Club),
Student Councils,
Students in Medicine,
Thespian Society,
Visions Literary Magazine,
Young Democrats,
Young Republicans,
Youth in Government,

School Notes:

  • Visitation Academy is a community of students, religious, faculty, staff, parents and alumnae that exists to educate children and young women and to receive and share Jesus as Mary did in her visitation to Elizabeth. In an enviornment which values excellence in scholarship, spirituality, leadership and service, this Visitation community encourage students to develop their unique gifts. As students learn to live jesus with gentleness, humility, joy and freedom, they are prepared to continue to grow and respond to others, the Church, and the globe community.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Churchill Center & School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Churchill Center & School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Des Peres Montessori (1.3 miles away)
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