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:

LOWER SCHOOL

Coed Montessori Early Childhood Program (Age 2 – Kindergarten)

Full Day Hours are 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Half Day Hours are 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Toddler Program

Options for boys and girls age 2 as of August 1

  • 5 Full Days
  • 5 Half Days
  • 3 Full Days
  • 3 Half Days
  • 3 Full Days/2 Half Days
  • 3 Half Days/2 Full Days
  • 2 Full Days
  • 2 Half Days

Lunch is included for children who attend a full day of school (8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.).

Montessori Program

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

  • 5 Full Days
  • 5 Half Days
  • 3 Full Days/2 Half Days
  • 3 Half Days/2 Full Days

Lunch is included for children who attend a full day of school (8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.).

Kindergarten

Boys and girls age 5 as of August 1 for 5 full days.

All-Girls 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.

MIDDLE SCHOOL

All-Girls 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.

UPPER SCHOOL

All-Girls 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 4-year colleges and universities.

Viz has once again been named the #1 All-Girls High School in Missouri by Niche!