Facilities

Visitation BVM School is located in the suburbs of the borough of Norristown, PA. The building is a two-story masonry building on a two-acre site. This facility is designed to serve approximately eight hundred students. Student projects and artwork are featured throughout our classrooms and brightly-illuminated hallways.Grades 1-5 are located in the original structure that was built in 1956, Prekindergarten, Kindergarten and Grades 6-8 are located in the Junior High wing originally built in 1969 and renovated and expanded in 2005.  We have high-speed WiFi access throughout the building.  We are a G Suite (Google Apps for Education) school since 2013.  Our students from grades 3-8 use cart-based Chromebooks to support learning across their curricula.  Our Kindergarten through 2nd grade students use cart-based iPads to support their learning.
Elementary school wing contains:
First floor:
  • 6 Classrooms
  • Smart Boards in every classroom with ceiling mounted projectors.
  • 20 iPad cart for use in all classrooms
  • 1 Health Suite
  • Administrative Offices
  • Restrooms
  • Lobby
  • Cameras (*)
*Closed circuit cameras monitor the exterior doors which are kept locked during school hours. All other entrances are kept locked to prevent entering from outside without the permission of the Main Office Staff.
Second floor (which is accessible by two stairways):
  • 9 Classrooms
  • Smart Boards in every classroom with ceiling mounted projectors.
  • 3 Chromebook carts for use in all classrooms
  • 1 Faculty/Meeting Room
  • Restrooms
  • Copy Room
  • Textbook Room
Multi-purpose facility (connecting Elementary and Junior High wings) consisting of:
  • Gymnasium/Cafeteria/Stage with a modern sound system, large screen, and ceiling-mounted high definition projector
  • A fully-equipped and functioning kitchen
  • Stationery Store
  • Physical Education Equipment Room
  • 1 Maintenance Room/Heating Facility
Junior High Wing containing:
First Floor Level:
  • Prekindergarten Room
  • CARES (After Hours Program) Room
  • Music Room
  • Smart Boards in every classroom with ceiling mounted projectors.
  • Band Room
  • Restrooms
Second Floor Level (accessible from other floors by 2 staircases and an elevator):
  • DRE’s Office
  • Art Room
  • Restrooms
  • Library (with in-house 15-unit computer laboratory)
  • Honors Math Room
  • Computer Laboratory with 30 desktop computers
  • Chromebook carts available for use in all classrooms.
  • Cart-based iPads for use in Kindergarten, Library, or Technology classes
  • Science Laboratory / Greenhouse
  • Kindergarten Classrooms (3)
  • Smart Boards in every classroom with ceiling mounted projectors.
  • Reading Resource Room
Third Floor Level (accessible from other floors by 2 staircases and an elevator):
  • 9 Classrooms (Grades 6 through 8)
  • 5 Chromebook carts (24 units) available for all classrooms.
  • Smart Boards in every classroom with ceiling mounted projectors.
  • Faculty/Meeting Room
  • Storage Room
  • Restrooms
Campus Grounds:
The campus includes an outdoor central assembly area with a flagpole utilized during sporting events and school assembly events such as Homecoming.
Fields Include:
  • Multi-Purpose Field for Football, Soccer, Lacrosse, and Field Hockey
  • Softball/Baseball Field
  • Playground
  • Outdoor CYO Pavilion
Spacious parish grounds also include a two-story colonial church with handicapped ramp and a rectory with conference rooms and Larkin Center. The Mary, Mother of Life, Shrine and the outdoor Way of the Cross also help to enhance the prayer life of the school children.  We also have a Holy Family Shrine in honor of parents outside the Junior High wing and a Perpetual Adoration Chapel on site for prayer and meditation.