Visitation offers a wide-range of exceptional opportunities: French, Spanish and Chinese beginning in Montessori Pre-K; robotics, robust arts, athletics and service-learning programs.
Our 60-acre campus is home to a STEM center, a ballet studio, a professional-caliber theater, stunning art studios, outdoor classroom and superb athletic facilities.
Our faculty are dedicated and innovative; creating exceptional classroom experiences where our students grow and thrive.
COED, then All-Girls From Montessori Pre-K through fifth grade, Vis welcomes boys and girls into a Lower School environment where each student is known, loved and challenged.
In grades 6-12, we provide a uniquely empowering experience to girls.
In these years, as our students shape their futures, Vis girls shine.
They speak confidently, lead eagerly and are confident, competent learners.
They are capable leaders.  And they will be for life.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 555 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $23,393
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Visitation School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild learning differences
Year Founded
1873
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
555 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
13%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade
Visitation School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
54 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
85%
Average Class Size
17 students
Number of AP Courses
12 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chinese, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP French, AP Spanish, AP Statistics, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History
Average ACT score
28
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Uniform)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
$7,807-$23,393
% on Financial Aid
33%
Admissions Director
Anita Wills
Admissions Associate
Mirella Miller

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
24 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Blood Drive Team, Campus Ministry, Curling, Debate, FIRST Lego League, French & Spanish, Language Clubs - Chinese, Leadership Team, Literary Magazine, Math Team, Mock Trial, Newspaper, Peer Mentors, Pottery Club, Quiz Bowl, 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, Theater

School Notes

  • Visitation offers a wide-range of exceptional opportunities: French, Spanish and Chinese beginning in Montessori Pre-K; robotics, robust arts, athletics and service-learning programs. Our 60-acre campus is home to a STEM center, a ballet studio, a professional-caliber theater, stunning art studios, outdoor classroom and superb athletic facilities. Our faculty are dedicated and innovative; creating exceptional classroom experiences where our students grow and thrive.
  • COED, then All-Girls
  • From Montessori Pre-K through fifth grade, Vis welcomes boys and girls into a Lower School environment where each student is known, loved and challenged. In grades 6-12, we provide a uniquely empowering experience to girls. In these years, as our students shape their futures, Vis girls shine. They speak confidently, lead eagerly and are confident, competent learners. They are capable leaders. And they will be for life.

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (5 reviews)
5  
Visitation is all that it claims to be. From excellent academics to a 60-acre campus that extends learning beyond the classroom, students are encouraged at every turn. My children had a GREAT experience- academics, spirituality, sports, theatre, clubs, friends, caring teachers—we're grateful.
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5  
Our two children attend Visitation School, and we could not be more pleased! Our son is thriving in the Lower School. As the school states, he is "known, loved and challenged." Vis is such a loving place. Our daughter is in the all-girls Middle School and loves it. Visitation's Middle School provides a safe place for students to grow and learn -- to develop resiliency, critical thinking skills and a strong foundation for high school. Visitation School is worth it!
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5  
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!
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5  
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.
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5  
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.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 555 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $23,393
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Saint Paul, MN is $10,139 for elementary schools and $18,127 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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