Incarnate Word Academy (Houston)

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Incarnate Word Academy
Incarnate Word Academy is located in Texas
Incarnate Word Academy
Incarnate Word Academy
609 Crawford Street

609 Crawford Street

, ,

United States
Coordinates29°45′23″N 95°21′26″W / 29.75639°N 95.35722°W / 29.75639; -95.35722Coordinates: 29°45′23″N 95°21′26″W / 29.75639°N 95.35722°W / 29.75639; -95.35722
TypePrivate, All-Girls
MottoPraised be the Incarnate Word
Religious affiliation(s)Roman Catholic
School code443330
PresidentSister Lauren Beck, C.V.I.
PrincipalDr. Mary Aamodt
GenderAll girls
Average class size16
Student to teacher ratio9:1
Color(s)Red and White         
SloganA Catholic College Preparatory for Young Women, Est. in 1873
Athletics conferenceTAPPS 5A
Team nameFalcons
AccreditationSouthern Association of Colleges and Schools[1]
PublicationThe Word Magazine
YearbookThe Margil
NicheIWA Young Leaders Program
Admissions DirectorKate O'Brien
Athletic DirectorRick Perez

Incarnate Word Academy is an all-girls Roman Catholic college preparatory school located in Downtown Houston, Texas, United States.

Incarnate Word Academy serves grades 9 through 12 and is owned and operated by the Congregation of the Incarnate Word and Blessed Sacrament. IWA opened a new $15 million, 18,500 square feet (1,720 m2) academic building in the spring of 2017 to provided additional space for classes, collaboration, student life and fine arts.

Student body[edit]

The student body represents fifty-one Catholic parishes and 101 zip codes across the Houston metropolitan area and is a community of 348 young women. As of the 2017-2018 school year, school's racial percentages are as follows:[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ SACS-CASI. "SACS-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Archived from the original on April 29, 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-23.
  2. ^ " Archived 2015-12-22 at the Wayback Machine., School Profile]