Founded in 1848, Mount de Chantal Visitation Academy is a private Catholic school. Grades seven through twelve are all female and the Montessori and Elementary schools are co-ed. The school has announced that it will cease operations on May 31, 2008.
The school was founded and is run by the Sisters of the Visitation.
Mount de Chantal Visitation Academy is older than the state of West Virginia.
The school is independent and not supported financially by the diocese.