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Visitation B.V.M. School

PHONE: (215) 634-7280 SCHOOL TYPE: Private Catholic GRADES: Pre-K (3-4 years old)-8 ENROLLMENT: 375

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Mission

Visitation BVM School was founded in 1883 as a "Beacon of Hope" for families of our neighborhood. Located next to the Huntingdon El stop Visitation Church, School, Community Center, gardens and playground stand out as a place of welcome. Throughout our 135 year history families of many cultures and languages have called Visitation home. Visitation strengthens the intellect, faith, and morals of our students in a safe, welcoming environment. Multiple generations of families, new families to the area as well as new Americans, will find Visitation as a place where they feel valued. A blend of old world values and new ideas smooth the road for our students acclimating themselves to a changing social landscape.

Points Of Pride

  1. 1. Children's Literacy Initiative's Blueprint for Early Literacy starting in Pre-K and Kindergarten and up to third grade has students reading, writing, identifying punctuation and more as early as age four.
  2. 2. Grades 4 through 8 have a one to one chrome book to student ratio
  3. 3. Students in the lower grades have opportunities to work with iPads.
  4. 4. Over 90% of our families receive financial aid
  5. 5. There has been a student Nuemann scholarship winner with a four year scholarship to an Archdiocesan school of choice.
  6. 6. Musicopia grant music programs to several grades. Programs include: violins, ball room dance, and choir.
  7. 7. Participation in CYO Basketball and other clubs such as, chess, March Madness academic competition team, and gaming club, and student senate.

Admissions Policy

Students must have an up-to-date shot record, and must be potty-trained before entering pre-K and kindergarten. Students entering the primary grades must meet with the principal before admission.

Accreditations and Honors

Middle States Accreditation

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