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
Houston, (Harris County), Texas 77002
United States
Coordinates 29°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
Type Private, All-Girls
Motto Praised be the Incarnate Word
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Established 1873
School code 443330
President Sister Lauren Beck, C.V.I.
Principal Dr. Mary Aamodt
Faculty 39
Grades 912
Gender All girls
Enrollment 348
Average class size 16
Student to teacher ratio 9:1
Color(s) Red and White         
Slogan A Catholic College Preparatory for Young Women, Est. in 1873
Athletics conference TAPPS 5A
Team name Falcons
Accreditation Southern Association of Colleges and Schools[1]
Publication The Word Magazine
Yearbook The Margil
Niche IWA Young Leaders Program
Admissions Director Kate O'Brien
Athletic Director Rick 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]