Four more IWA athletes signed to play in college, for a total of six this year.
There are many ways to experience IWA.
Our dynamic campus community offers endless opportunities for students to broaden their
knowledge, gain new skills and be involved in activities that pique their interest. Take a look at what life at IWA is like.
Our Admissions Office offers opportunities that allow you to select the best option for your family.
Upcoming Opportunities to Explore and Connect at IWA
Parent Connect in Downtown Houston
SATURDAY, FEB. 24, 2024 | 2:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.
Join us for a home visit with an IWA family to learn more about our academics, leadership, sisterhood, and community. This opportunity is for parents and their female middle school students(s) to inquire more about our Catholic College Preparatory for Young Women, grades 9 - 12, in downtown Houston.
The event will be located in a current IWA family home in the zip code 77002 area a few minutes away from IWA.
Our goal for private tours is for potential incoming students and families to gain a more accurate feel for the school community, student life, and IWA facilities. You have the options to book a shared (with other families) or private IWA tour time. Please note there will be a limit of two adults per touring student. Prior to your arrival, you will register the members of your party via email response to finalize touring.
8th grade and transfer students who sign up to shadow at IWA will visit current classes, meet IWA students and teachers, attend an IWA lunch, be partnered with a campus shadow buddy, and finish off with a Falcon Q&A time. Completing this form serves as your student's permission slip.
If you have any questions, Please email the Admissions Office at email@example.com or call 713-227-3637
Parents, alumnae, and friends of IWA served at panelists for an insightful and varied Career Day.
“Because of IWA, I was prepared for college,” says Katie Bourgeois ‘23, a freshman at Texas A&M. Her assertion was a common refrain from former students who returned to campus for the annual Alumnae College Panel on January 4.
Join us for Open School Day on January 5. Tour IWA’s campus and learn more about our academic offerings, athletics, fine arts, and one-of-a-kind leadership program. Meet our students and faculty and enjoy lunch at IWA.
Students thrive in an atmosphere of action-packed classes and labs.
Last May, the Class of 2023 closed out the year with a school record $14 million in scholarships for 75 students. Dr. Talia Pennington-Dorsey, the director of College Counseling, predicts a successful year for the Class of 2024 as well.
IWA's volleyball program levels up for the 2023-2024 school year, bringing in a lineup of new coaches and players.
Congratulations to Two TAPPS Softball standouts, Lauren Gentry '24 and Mandy Gonzales '23.
Incarnate Word Academy celebrated the school's 150th Foundation Day on Friday, April 28. The morning began with the traditional crowning of the Blessed Mother and Mass. After Mass, the community walked to the 609 for the Jeanne de Matel Award presentation, lunch, and games.
Over Spring Break, ten students flew to Santo Domingo for a mission trip sponsored by IWA's Teens4Unity. As part of the service mission, the students taught English classes to young children at a local school called Cafe Con Leche.
A favorite tradition of students at Incarnate Word Academy is the annual International Lunch, or iLunch. Students and parents bring food specialties from their culture to share with the community. After lunch, a joyful assembly kicks off where students perform cultural dances, model fashions, and celebrate.
For the 3rd year in a row, IWA takes the President's Cup at Steps for Students.
January's Career Day kicked off with a keynote speech from alumna Manuelita “PJ” Barnett ‘02. Manuelita, a funeral home director, emphasized three qualities for students to develop: composure, resilience, and focus. These qualities have enabled her to help and counsel her clients, overcome personal hardships, and persevere to complete a college degree. Following the keynote, more than 40 professionals from fields ranging from fine arts to engineering shared their career advice and experience with the students.
IWA’s Young Leaders Program Director Eric Kerr-Heraly has always had a knack for trivia. In November, he got to test his talent as a competitor on Jeopardy.
More than 20 alumnae from the classes of 2020, 2021, and 2022 returned to campus on Thursday, January 5, to participate in panel discussions about life after IWA.
The hallways were buzzing with hundreds of prospective parents and students at the 2022 Open House on December 4.
Buy your tickets today and make plans to see Falcon Theatre's fall musical, "The Addams Family" on December 2 and 3.
Everyone who attends school Mass at IWA knows that the IWA Choir, directed by Joshua Wilson, is a talented bunch. Recently they earned regional and state awards from Texas Private School Music Educators.
Leadership Live, a student-run speaker series that focuses on career, leadership, and life skills, kicked off their 2022-2023 season with author, TED Talk presenter, and motivational coach Suzan Nguyen.
Four Incarnate Word Academy seniors were recently named Commended Scholars by the National Merit Scholarship Program: Marie Culbreth, Amelie Dinh, Iman Haddad, and Claire Michael.