Convent Of The Visitation School
5.00 (3 reviews)
Convent Of The Visitation School Photo #2 - 100% of our graduates go on to study at top colleges and universities.
Convent Of The Visitation School Photo #3 - Our new STEM center provides top-notch facilities for exploration in all grades and is the home of our award-winning FIRST Robotics team, The Robettes.
Convent Of The Visitation School Photo #4 - Our five-time state champ swim team is part of an outstanding athletics program at Visitation.
Convent Of The Visitation School Photo #5 - Our arts programs include studio arts, orchestra, band and VISTA Productions, the joint theatrical program with Saint Thomas Academy. Dedicated performance spaces house incredible dramas, musicals and concerts.
Convent Of The Visitation School Photo #6 - Our dedicated Parents' Association offers many opportunities to be involved at Visitation. Like the fall fun run for Lower School families.
Convent Of The Visitation School Photo #7 - Middle School students escort Lower Schoolers to the school opening flag raising in September.
Convent Of The Visitation School Photo #8 - Service is an integral part of a Visitation education. All students take part in projects from the Thanksgiving food drive to our Christmas stocking project to monthly out-of-uniform days to collect money for disaster relief and other charitable projects. Seniors complete a two week local service project before graduation.
- Visitation School, located in Mendota Heights, Minnesota, is an independent Catholic day school for boys and girls in Montessori preschool through sixth grade and a college preparatory school for young women in grades seven through twelve.
- Following the teachings of St. Francis de Sales and St. Jane de Chantal, Visitation encourages the Salesian attributes of gentle strength, thoughtfulness, courtesy, and healthy optimism.
Convent Of The Visitation School places among the top 20% of private schools in Minnesota for:
- Category Attribute
- Advanced Degrees Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees
- Student Body Largest student body
- Sports offered Most sports offered
- Extracurriculars Most extracurriculars offered
- School History Oldest founding date
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)|
National Coalition of Girls
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-12|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||Mild learning differences|
|Summer School Offered||Yes|
|Total Students||589 students|
|Student Body Type||n/a|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 16%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||54 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||11:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||17 students|
|Number of AP Courses||11 courses|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Advanced Courses||AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Statistics, AP English Literature and Composition, AP European History, AP United States History, AP United States Government and Politics, AP Chinese, AP French, AP Spanish|
|Matriculation DataMatric. Data||Link to Matriculation Data|
|Classroom Dress Code||Formal|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Tuition Notes||To view the current year tuition chart, please visit http://www.visitation.net/admissions/tuition-financial-grants.|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Admissions Director||Mary Pat Ferraro|
|Admissions Associate||Anne Kane|
|Total Sports Offered||16 sports|
|Sports||Alpine Skiing, Ballet, Basketball, Cross Country, Diving, Equestrian, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Nordic Skiing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballAlpine Skiing, Ballet,|
Basketball, Cross Country,
Golf, Ice Hockey,
Lacrosse, Nordic Skiing,
Track and Field, Volleyball,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||19 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
Campus Ministry, Debate, FIRST Lego League, French & Spanish, Language Clubs - Chinese, Literary Magazine, Math Team, Mock Trial, Newspaper, Peer Mentors, STAND - Diversity Group, Student Council, The Robettes - FIRST Robotics, WEB - Where Everyone Belongs - Middle School, Yearbook
Arts and Music Programs:
Band - Marching and Concert, Choir, Orchestra, Theate
- Visitation School, located in Mendota Heights, Minnesota, is an independent Catholic day school for boys and girls in Montessori preschool through sixth grade and a college preparatory school for young women in grades seven through twelve. Following the teachings of St. Francis de Sales and St. Jane de Chantal, Visitation encourages the Salesian attributes of gentle strength, thoughtfulness, courtesy, and healthy optimism.
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Saint Paul Grades: 6-12
15624 Pilot Knob Road Suite 500
Saint Paul, MN 55124
(952)564-2164 10.2 6-12
- Saint Paul Grades: PK-8 | 154 students
2950 Highway 55
Saint Paul, MN 55121
(651)454-1139 1.2 PK-8
My daughters attended Visitation's Lower, Middle, and Upper Schools. I will be forever grateful for our time at Visitation. The community is welcoming and inclusive. Students are challenged and known. Students are encouraged to realize their talents in a variety of areas. As graduates, my daughters so appreciate their education and the life-long Vis friends they made. Thank you Visitation!
- Posted by Parent - mpfwh
Our daughter started in Vis'' early childhood program. We were so impressed with the teachers, curriculum and overall environment that we enrolled her in lower school, middle school and eventually upper school. We are a family of modest means, so sending our daughter to Vis was a sacrifice, but it was the best money we ever spent. Vis helped shape her into a leader and an exceptional person.
- Posted by Parent - delyl
I could not be more pleased with how prepared my daughter was for college after her graduation from Visitation. She attended from grades 6-12. Her teachers knew her name, her personality and what made her tick. She was consistently challenged and she rose to those challenges. Our family made some real sacrifices to send her to Visitation and not one of us regrets it for a minute. If you can make Visitation work for your family, do it.
- Posted by Parent - jenni
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