Visitation Academy

8902 Ridge Blvd
Brooklyn, NY 11209-0112
Tel: (718)680-9452
Grades: PK - 8 | 168 students
Visitation Academy, founded in 1855, reflects the mission of the Sisters of the Visitation.
This mission centers around life itself through the development of key relationships with God, self, others, and creation.
The heart of a Visitation education is rooted in the spirit of St. Francis de Sales.
Respect for the individual through the virtues of gentleness and humility is imparted in an environment of love and tradition.
Visitation Academy provides a unique learning environment for the education of young girls.
Visitation is located on 7.5 acres of monastery ground in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.
The old world charm of our physical setting houses a dynamic educational program that prepares our girls to be responsible women of tomorrow.
An integrated curriculum, infused with moral and religious values, empowers our students to meet the challenges and demands of the new millenium.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8

Student Body

Total Students 168 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color 14%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Visitation Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn (0.2 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Brooklyn
    Grades: PK-12 | 148 students
    0.2 miles
    8515 Ridge Boulevard
    Brooklyn, NY 11209
    (718)238-3308
    0.2PK-12
    148
  • Brooklyn
    Grades: PK-8 | 237 students
    0.2 miles
    8502 Ridge Blvd
    Brooklyn, NY 11209
    (718)836-8096
    0.2PK-8
    237
  • Brooklyn
    Grades: K-12 | 381 students
    0.2 miles
    8101 Ridge Boulevard
    Brooklyn, NY 11209
    (718)833-9090
    0.2K-12
    381
  • Brooklyn
    Grades: K-9 | 463 students
    0.4 miles
    365 83rd St
    Brooklyn, NY 11209
    (718)745-7643
    0.4K-9
    463
  • Brooklyn
    St Patrick School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 262 students
    0.5 miles
    401 97th St
    Brooklyn, NY 11209
    (718)833-0124
    0.5PK-8
    262

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