Visitation Catholic School

Visitation Catholic School takes a holistic approach to learning for students from Pre-K (3+) through 8th-grade.
Visitation students follow a curriculum that is based on STEAM programming, integrates technology, and pays attention to their specific needs.
Through one-on-one instruction, Social-Emotional Learning programs, and an in-house Reading Specialist we ensure every child has the tools to learn, grow, and thrive.
Visitation offers before and after care, scholarships, and financial aid to ensure every family who wants to be at Visitation can be.
For more information on scholarships and what Vis can offer you're student, contact us today!.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1891
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students122 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Visitation Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size15 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Boys-Grey pants/red or white polo; Girls-red plaid skirt /red or white polo)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesNeed-based scholarships, financial assistance, and payment plans are available for students of all ages. For Pre-K and Kindergarten students we accept CCI.
% on Financial Aid


Total Sports Offered2 sports
SportsBasketball, DanceBasketballDance,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Book Club, Girl Scouts, Homework Club, Reading club, Technology, Tutoring

Arts and Music Programs:
Art, Restorative Art

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Dance, Girls in the Game, Yoga

School Notes

  • Visitation Catholic School provides education to children from Pre-School (ages three and up) through 8th grade. With a more than 85% high school graduation rate, our students go on to receive scholarships and graduate from prestigious Catholic high schools, setting them up for success in college and beyond. 
  • We offer before and after school care from 6 am to 6 pm, allowing students a safe place to learn and grow while parents work. Our school provides a wide variety of extracurricular activities, when safe, from basketball, dance, and yoga, to tutoring, art, and social-emotional learning programs. We strive to not only offer education but create community through art therapy, school clubs, and events for students and their families.
  • We understand that quality education can be expensive and offer payment plans, financial assistance, and scholarships for students attending. In addition, we strive to assist our students in finding scholarships and financial assistance to continue faith-based education after graduation.

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