Incarnate Word Academy is a Catholic, private, female, college preparatory school housing grades 9-12. Founded by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, the school is accredited by AdvancED/North Central Association of College and Secondary Schools.
Student Population: 356
Student to Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1
Student to Computer Ratio: 2 to 1
Average Classroom Size: 17
A committee comprised of the Principal, Assistant Academic Principal, Admissions Director, Learning Consultant, Guidance Department and the chair of the Math and English Departments review each application. Students must receive mostly A's and B's on their report cards and must have limited tardies and absentees.
100% of IWA graduates go on to colleges and universities.
Honors Physics, Honors Algebra 2, Honors Pre-Calculus, Honors Exploration in British Literature, Honors Painting, Honors Choir
Honors (College Credit Option):
Honors Exploration in British Literature ACC, Honors Composition 4 ACC, Honors American Dream ACC, Honors World Literature ACC, Honors French 3 ACC, Honors French 4 ACC, Honors French 5 ACC, Honors Spanish 3 ACC, Honors Spanish 4 ACC, Honors Spanish 5 ACC, Honors American History ACC, Honors Psychology ACC, Honors Western Civilization ACC
Advanced Placement (College Credit): Advanced Placement Biology, Advanced Placement Chemistry, Advanced Placement Calculus
120 hours of community service is performed by each student over 4 years. Spiritual Growth activities include but are not limited to Class Level Yearly Retreats, Kairos Retreat, Monthly Liturgies, Monthly Prayer Services, Food and Clothing Drives, and Celebration of Catholic Schools' Week.