Admissions

A student interested in academic excellence, leadership, community service, faith, extracurricular activities, teamwork and respect for others will thrive at Visitation Academy. The selection process is structured to guarantee students are admitted who will succeed in this environment.

Visitation values diversity and admits qualified candidates without regard to race, religion or ethnic origin. Our admission procedure gives both parties the opportunity to explore each other’s needs.

Visitation’s utmost concern is for the student and finding the right fit for her/his success.

Visitation is proud to offer the following enrollment options to families who seek a top-quality education in the Catholic tradition:

Coed Montessori Early Childhood Program (Age 2 – Kindergarten)

Toddler Program

Options for boys and girls age 2 as of August 1

  • Tuesday & Thursday 8-11 am
  • Monday, Wednesday & Friday 8-11 am
  • Monday – Friday 8-11 am
  • Tuesday & Thursday 8 am – 3:15 pm
  • Monday, Wednesday & Friday 8 am – 3:15 pm
  • Monday – Friday from 8 am – 3:15 pm
  • Tuesday & Thursday 8 am – 3:15 pm / Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8 – 11 am
  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8 am – 3:15 pm / Tuesday & Thursday 8 – 11 am
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 8 am – 3:15 pm / Monday & Friday 8 – 11 am

Lunch is included for children who attend a full-day of school (8 am – 3:15 pm).

Montessori Program

Options for boys and girls ages 3 – 4 as of August 1

  • Monday – Friday 8-11 am
  • Monday – Friday 12 – 3:15 pm
  • Monday – Friday 8 am – 3:15 pm
  • Tuesday and Thursday 8 am – 3:15 pm / Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8 – 11 am
  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8 am – 3:15 pm / Tuesday & Thursday 8 – 11 am
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 8 am – 3:15 pm / Monday & Friday 8 – 11 am

Lunch is included for children who attend a full-day of school (8 am – 3:15 pm).

Kindergarten

For boys and girls age 5 as of August 1.

  • Five full-days per week from 8 am – 3:15 pm

All-Girls Lower School (Grades 1-5)

The only all-girls program in Grades 1-5 in the St. Louis area, the Lower School at Visitation Academy develops academic, social, fine arts and athletic skills, as well as spirituality and leadership.

All-Girls Middle School (Grades 6-8)

Rooted in Visitation Academy’s strong tradition of academic excellence, the Middle School provides a challenging, exploratory, integrative and relevant curriculum focused on the unique needs of this age group.

All-Girls Upper School (Grades 9-12)

The Upper School at Visitation Academy offers a rigorous 4-year college preparatory program that prepares graduates for acceptance into top-ranked institutions of higher learning and boasts 100% placement in four-year colleges and universities.