Lower School

Lower School Admission Process (Toddler – Grade 5)

  • Application Deadline: January 15, 2019
  • Decision Letters Mailed and Rolling Admission Begins: March 15, 2019
  • Enrollment Contracts Due: April 5, 2019

Grade 1 – Grade 5 Application Checklist

STEP 1: SCHEDULE A VIZ-IT DAY AND PARENT MEETING

Grades 1 – 5 are invited to join us for a VIZ-IT Day.

  • The VIZ-IT Day for grades 1 – 3 take place from 8:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. (includes lunch).
  • The VIZ-IT Day for grades 4 – 5 take place from 8:00 a.m. – 2:15 p.m. (includes lunch).

Schedule your VIZ-IT Day by calling 314-625-9103 or click here to access the online VIZ-IT request form.

Parents are encouraged to attend a Parent Meeting on the day of your daughter’s VIZ-IT. The meeting begins at 8:00 a.m. and lasts about 30 minutes. If you are not able to attend, we are happy to schedule a more convenient time.

We would also love for you to attend one of our Lower School Open House events which occur during the school day and will give you a glimpse into a typical day in our Lower School.

STEP 2: SUBMIT AN APPLICATION

Applications are submitted online through the Viz Portal. If this is your first time logging in, please click here, then choose “forgot your login?” and follow the instructions to retrieve your username and choose a password to create your account. If you have any trouble logging in, please contact Stephanie Dolan, Director of Admission Marketing, at (314) 625-9266 or sdolan@visitationacademy.org.

For questions regarding the admission process, please contact Sharon Spellman, Director of Admission, at (314) 625-9102 or sspellman@visitationacademy.org.

STEP 3: SUBMIT A TRANSCRIPT RELEASE FORM AND TEACHER RECOMMENDATION

Please sign and submit the Transcript Release form available here to your daughter’s school. The school will send Viz your daughter’s official transcripts, test scores, and information from the past three years, if applicable. Please access your daughter’s admission checklist on the Viz Portal to request a teacher recommendation.

Montessori Application Checklist

STEP 1: SCHEDULE A DAY TO TOUR OR VIZ-IT US AT ONE OF OUR LOWER SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE

We would love for you to come in for a tour of our Montessori program. Our coed Montessori program begins with Toddlers, age 2 by August 1st, through Kindergarten. If you would like to attend one of our Lower School Open House events, which take place during the school day, to give you a glimpse into what a typical day is like in our program.

Lower School Open House events are from 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. The dates are October 18, November 28, January 16, and February 27.

Please contact Heather Miller, Admission Coordinator, at (314) 625-9103 or hmiller@visitationacademy.org to schedule a tour or to RSVP for one of our Lower School Open House events.

STEP 2: SUBMIT AN APPLICATION

Applications are submitted online through the Viz Portal. If this is your first time logging in, please click here, then choose “forgot your login?” and follow the instructions to retrieve your username and choose a password to create your account. If you have any trouble logging in, please contact Stephanie Dolan at (314) 625-9266 or sdolan@visitationacademy.org.

For questions regarding the admission process, please contact Sharon Spellman, Director of Admission, at (314) 625-9102 or sspellman@visitationacademy.org.

STEP 3: SUBMIT A TRANSCRIPT RELEASE FORM AND TEACHER RECOMMENDATION

Please sign and submit the Transcript Release form available here to your child’s school, if applicable. The school will send Viz your child’s information. Please access your child’s admission checklist on the Viz Portal to request a teacher recommendation.

STEP 4: SCHEDULE AN INTERACTION

After your application is submitted, the admission office will contact you to schedule an interaction with one of our Montessori teachers.

If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Heather Miller, Admission Coordinator, at (314) 625-9103 or hmiller@visitationacademy.org.