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Learn About the All-Girls Advantage

Inclusive, Diverse and Nurturing

For over 167 years the Visitation Academy has welcomed girls from a variety of religious, cultural, racial and socio-economic backgrounds.
In a time that increasingly challenges girls to remain true to who they are, we support our girls as unique individuals, with varied talents and characteristics who all have a special purpose in their community and our world. Helping them to be the best they can be is not just a goal at the Academy – it is our mission.


Recent Posts

Coffee with the Principal and Executive Director

Parents of 6th, 7th and 8th graders, we would love to invite you to come and have coffee with Mrs. Kirby and Ms. Cantrel on Thursday January 29nd  at 8:00am.  We would like to be able to review 2014 and share some upcoming highlights of 2015 with you. We look forward to seeing you here. Continue reading

Visitation Giving Fund

  One of the guiding principles at Visitation is the high value placed on our culture of philanthropy. The tradition of giving has continued through the years thanks to the generosity of our parents, alumnae, faculty, grandparents, corporate partners and friends of the Academy, and has allowed Visitation to become one of the preeminent independent […] Continue reading

Science Club Field Trip

As our Middle School Science Club girls continue to build their Future City model for the DiscoverE Future City competition in January, they were able to visit the John Hopkins University Aquaponic Project. This was a great benefit to see how this type of system can produce a protein and a vegetable. The girls will […] Continue reading