Portrait of a Middle School Student

A Middle School student at Visitation Academy:

  • Lives Jesus according to Gospel values and Salesian spirituality
  • Shows respect for herself and God’s creation; respects the unique gifts and challenges of others 
  • Is a person of character who gives generously of herself in service to others 
  • Values and displays a love of learning and excellence in scholarship  
  • Solves problems analytically, logically and creatively through independent, critical thinking 
  • Organizes information, manages her time, and applies effective study strategies
  • Is a confident and articulate communicator
  • Demonstrates initiative, self-direction, and cooperation when collaborating with others 
  • Applies  knowledge and skills across the curriculum and to real-world situations 
  • Is a responsible digital citizen
  • Recognizes her role in a global society and appreciates cultural diversity
  • Models confidence, self-reliance, and resilience; feels empowered to make a difference in the world
  • Understands the importance of balance in mind, body, and spirit
  • Is fully prepared to thrive and excel in Upper School