For 149 years, Incarnate Word Academy has offered young women a Catholic,
college-preparatory high school education, based on Academics, Values and Spirituality. 

Join us for our 2022 Open House 'Experience IWA' on Sunday, December 4th, from 1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

This is a great opportunity for prospective families to walk through the halls of IWA, talk to students, teachers, and counselors while finding answers to your IWA questions.

Learn about our incredible academic and STEM programs, athletic opportunities, fine arts offerings, and see in person why our Young Leaders Program is unique among high school programs.

Event details and reminders will be sent out via email before the event.

Register today by completing the form.

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Melody Torno

Melody Torno

B.F.A., Sam Houston State University
M.A., University of Houston
M.Ed., Lamar University
Jessica Umana

Jessica Umana

B.S., University of Houston

Important IWA Dates

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On Pitch: Choir Members Earn Prestigious Honors

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.

IWA Astros Spirit Captures Media Attention

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.

Cultural Connections

Spanish classes take advantage of our downtown location to learn more about Mexican heritage.

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.