Visitation Academy

7.5 acre campus houses a dynamic educational program that prepares students for high school, college and the world beyond.
More than 160 year tradition of educating young women to "be who they are and be it well."
Middle States Sustaining Excellence School. International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme Candidate.
Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Affiliate School. Integrated curriculum includes STEM, Columbia Teachers College Reading and Writing Program, French, visual and performing arts, and physical education, infused with moral and religious values that empower students to meet the challenges and demands of the future.
Actvities include brass band, softball, debate club, choir, drama club, and campus ministry. After School Program available until 6:00 p.m.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 116 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,820
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Visitation Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New York for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1855

Student Body

Total Students
116 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
Visitation Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
95%
Average Class Size
18 students
Number of AP Courses
1 course
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
flexible payment options available
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered
1 sport
Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Debate, Drama

Arts and Music Programs:
Brass Band, Ukulele

School Notes

Visitation Academy provides a unique learning environment for the education of young girls. We are an all-girls Nursery (Pre-K3) through Eighth Grade school that prepares our students to be responsible women of tomorrow. Our mission is to empower our students to be morally responsiblewomen of faith, vision, and purpose.

Visitation Academy believes that:
  • Education is theshared responsibilityof the student, home, school, and community
  • All students have aright to be educated in a safe, supportive, challenging environmentwhere they can learn to be citizens of a culturally diverse societyin order to create a better and more peaceful world
  • Effective teaching and learning rests upon therecognition of the unique talents and learning styles of each student
  • Each student, throughengaging and challenging academics, can become a responsible steward of the world
  • Every student`sself-esteem is fostered by positive relationshipswith students and faculty
  • A community of learners working together in a safe, challenging environment that encourages dignity, enthusiasm, involvement, independence and responsibility through high expectations and cooperation, will result inlife-long learning and personal growth
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Visitation Academy cost?
Visitation Academy's tuition is approximately $7,820 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Visitation Academy?
The acceptance rate of Visitation Academy is 80%, which is higher than the national average of 79%.
What sports does Visitation Academy offer?
Visitation Academy offers 1 interscholastic sports: Softball.
What is Visitation Academy's ranking?
Visitation Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New York for: Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Visitation Academy?
The application deadline for Visitation Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is Visitation Academy located?
Visitation Academy is located in the Fort Hamilton neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. There are 4 other private schools located in Fort Hamilton.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 116 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,820
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Brooklyn, NY is $23,902 for elementary schools and $25,138 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Brooklyn, NY is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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