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 149 years, Incarnate Word Academy has offered young women a Catholic,
college-preparatory high school education, based on Academics, Values and Spirituality.
How to Apply to the
How to Apply as a Transfer or International Student
M.A., University of Houston
M.Ed., Lamar University
Important IWA Dates
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.
Students, faculty, and staff arrived on campus at the crack of dawn on Wednesday, October 19, to show support and appreciation for our downtown neighbors, the Houston Astros.
The class of 2022 navigated the Downtown Tunnels to the offices of PricewaterhouseCoopers for the annual Young Women's Leadership Conference on Wednesday, October 12th.
Six students take home medals.
A pathbreaking ballerina assures our students, "You are enough."
The top Steps for Students prize for high schools is back at the 609!
Emily Chaires and Kati Rzasnicki are both heading to Southwestern University.
A decisive victory offers a sweet send-off for the team's seniors.
Junior Amelie Dinh '23 wanted to do something to help people who needed housing. She knew she couldn't do it alone.
Falcons give a great show at HAPPI Invitational.
The College Board recognizes us for our efforts in cultivating diversity in AP Computer Science.
NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATORY POLICY AS TO STUDENTS
Incarnate Word Academy admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.