Visitation Catholic School

3306 S 58th St
Tacoma, WA 98409-0984
Tel: (253)474-6424
Grades: PK-8 | 156 students
A tradition of academic excellence. A caring Catholic community. Visitation provides a traditional Catholic education from Pre-K to 8th grade.
Featuring small class sizes, computers in every classroom, and before and after-school care, VCS maintains high academic and moral standards in a caring environment.
Rich in diversity--ethnic, racial and socioeconomic--our students model compassion and service to the community.
VCS is committed to making tuition affordable.
Ask about our flexible tuition.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association of Private Catholic and Independent Schools (NAPCIS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1925

Student Body

Total Students 156 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade Visitation Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 16 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(school uniform)

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $5,408
Tuition Notes Discounts for in-parish and multiple children. Tuition assistance available.
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Margie Mykland


Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. advanced band, after-school arts program, beginning band, choir, dramatic and musical productions, math club, student council, unicycle club, yearbook advanced band, beginning band, choir, math club, unicycle club, yearbook, after-school arts program,
dramatic and musical productions,
student council,

School Notes

  • Building on our 84-year tradition of excellence and achievement, our students live their faith and achieve high academic standards in an atmosphere of true respect. Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade Co-educational Before- and after-school care available Full- and half-day Pre-Kindergarten at two campuses Full-day Kindgergarten Safe, secure learning environment Small class sizes ensure personal attention Strong music program Community service Computers in every classroom
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Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Tacoma, WA is $5,152 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Tacoma, WA is 92% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).