Incarnate Word Academy (Houston)

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

609 Crawford Street

, ,
77002

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
Information
TypePrivate, All-Girls
MottoPraised be the Incarnate Word
Religious affiliation(s)Roman Catholic
Established1873
School code443330
PresidentSister Lauren Beck, C.V.I.
PrincipalDr. Mary Aamodt
Faculty39
Grades912
GenderAll girls
Enrollment348
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
Website

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]

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References[edit]

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