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Admissions Process

Admission to IWA

The mission of Incarnate Word Academy is to challenge young women of faith to achieve their God-given potential as academically successful Women of the Word, following the example of Jesus, the Incarnate Word, by promoting human dignity, thereby empowering themselves and others to make a positive impact on our world.  Admission to IWA is available year round. For more information please contact, Patty Senft '08, at 314-725-5850 ext. 1149 or    Admission is based on the following factors:

  1. Standardized test scores
  2. Academic performance
  3. School attendance/tardies
  4. Student involvement in community service, extracurriculars and activities

Admission Guidelines: 

The following admission guidelines are designed to assist and guide all prospective students and families through the admissions process.

  1. Application for Admission-The application is required and must be received by Incarnate Word Academy.  The application will be at each event or click HERE  to submit your application online.
  2. Archdiocese Application-Application forms are distributed in mid-September through Catholic elementary schools to any 8th grader who wishes to apply to Incarnate Word Academy or any other Catholic high school. The student must complete this application according to the checklist instructions and return it to her elementary school principal by November 18, 2015.  Public school students not attending a PSR program, please contact Patty Senft, Director of Admissions, at 314-725-5850 ext. 1149 to request an official Archdiocesan application.    
  3. Red Knight for a Day-This visit is strongly encouraged for all eighth graders to immerse themselves into the Incarnate Word atmosphere.  A full day visit includes observing classes, touring the school, eating lunch and understanding our modular schedule.
  4. Scholarships and Financial Aid-IWA currently offers multiple scholarship opportunities to incoming freshmen. Click HERE to learn more about IWA scholarship opportunities. IWA is committed to making every effort to help with the cost of your daughter's education. Students can apply for work study grants for the upcoming year. Click HERE for more information. 

Admissions Calendar

Sunday, November 6th                        IWA’s Open House, 11am-3pm
Wednesday, November 16th              Incoming Freshmen admission application deadline 




Incarnate Word Academy | 2788 Normandy Drive Bel-Nor, MO 63121 | Phone: 314.725.5850