609 Crawford Street | (713) 227-3637

Incarnate Word Academy (IWA) is located Downtown. It is a private, Catholic, school for young women. The oldest Catholic high school in Houston, Incarnate Word was founded in 1873. IWA is affiliated with the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston and operated by the Sisters of the Incarnate Word and Blessed Sacrament. The school moved into a new building Downtown in 2017. IWA offers a college preparatory curriculum as well as an optional concentration in leadership, through the Young Leaders Program, or business with Leading in Business, a partnership with the Wharton School of Business. In addition to academic requirements, students are required to complete 75 Service Learning Hours. 

Key Facts

Grade Levels
9 to 12
Students
348
Teachers
39
Student-Teacher Ratio
9:1
Average Class Size
16

School Year Details

School Start Date Aug. 14, 2017
School End Date May 25, 2018
Start Time 7:55 AM
End Time 3:25 PM

Demographics

Race & Ethnicity

White
Hispanic
Asian Pacific
African American
American Indian
Multiracial
Other

Special Programs

General

College Preparatory
Religious Studies
Single Gender

After School Programs

Yes

Tuition and Fees

$13,300 annually

Admissions

Application Deadline Jan. 15, 2018

Link to Application

Requirements

ISEE (Independent School Entrance Exam) or HSPT (High School Placement Test)

Tours / Open House Info

Open House 1:30 to 4:30 pm on Sunday, November 5, 2017 

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