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 Allie Hayes, 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.  You can click HERE  to submit your application online.   

Deadline extended until November 30, 2018!

2. The Archdiocesan Online Application will be available on October 15, 2018 for 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 instructions and submit it by November 16, 2018.  

Deadline extended until November 30, 2018!

3. Public school students, not attending a PSR program, please click HERE to authorize release of student information from current school. 

4. Red Knight for a Day: This visit is strongly encouraged for all eighth graders to immerse themselves into the Incarnate Word Academy atmosphere.  A full day visit includes observing classes, touring the school, eating lunch and understanding our modular schedule.

5. 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. 

Transfer Students

If you are interested in transferring to Incarnate Word Academy, you can contact Allie Hayes, at 314-725-5850 ext. 1149 or To apply, please click HERE to fill out an application and click HERE to authorize release of student information from current school. 

Admissions Calendar

Sunday, November 4, 2018 - IWA Open House | 11:00am-4:00pm
Friday, November 16, 2018 - IWA Application Deadline