2018 Women of the Word!
Our graduates have been accepted to 125 prestigious colleges and universities and have earned over $7 million in merit-based scholarships. Please join the Sisters of the Incarnate Word & Blessed Sacrament, the IWA Board of Advisors, faculty, and staff in our congratulations for the Class of 2018.
Love learning at IWA
IWA develops discerning, curious, and empathetic leaders who are prepared to effect positive change in the world. Incarnate Word Academy's innovative curriculum and booming, opportunity-filled downtown environment help this small school nurture big thinkers.
Build a spiritual foundation
Spiritual growth at Incarnate Word Academy reflects the spirituality and the mission of the Sisters of the Incarnate Word and Blessed Sacrament who founded our school over 144 years ago. As young Women of the Word, IWA girls become a source of light and goodness in the world.
Get involved in student life
IWA's supportive environment encourages you to explore your talents and interests. Whether it’s through performing arts, athletics, clubs, or simple laughter with friends, IWA girls become sisters because they are welcoming, kind, and know how to have fun.
Support Incarnate Word Academy
Gifts to the Spirit of the Word Annual Fund help our Incarnate Word family continue a 144-year tradition of providing young women in the Houston area the education and values to live for others and Jesus, the Incarnate Word.
Take a photo tour of IWA
The Houston Business Journal featured 13 beautiful photos of the new Academic Building and Young Leaders Conference Center from SBWV Architects .
Campus News:
The 2018 AP & Final Exam schedules are available. ... See schedule
IWA students recognized by National Merit Scholarship Program ... Read More
Leading with Business sticks with students ... Read More
YLP hosts former U.S. Ambassador Chase Untermeyer ... Read More
Choir students advance to All-Region ... Read More
YLP's Leading with Business Gives Back ... Read in the Houston Chronicle
Academic Awards Night at IWA
Academic Awards Night at IWA
Congratulations to all of the students who were recognized during Academic Awards Ceremony on Thursday. Pictured above are Victoria Bonilla, Katie Edwards, and Libby Diamond who were recognized with the 2018 Servant of the Word Award, Spirit of the Word Award, and Woman of the Word Award respectively.
Celebrating 145 Years During Foundation Day!
Celebrating 145 Years During Foundation Day!
It’s Foundation Day y'all and we are SO grateful the Sisters of the Incarnate Word and Blessed Sacrament made their way to Houston one hundred and forty-five years ago! After celebrating all-school Mass together at Annunciation Church, marking both May Crowning and the Class of 2018's last all-school Mass, the entire school gathered together to recognize some of the outstanding achievements that took place this year. A special congratulations to the Admissions Team (Kate O'Brien, Clare Kafoglis, & Brooke Holmes) for receiving the 2018 Jeanne de Matel Award! The afternoon was spent celebrating IWA's Foundation Day with dance parties, karaoke, bounce castles, and a street party on Jackson Street complete with a dunk tank! Special thanks to our "dad grillers", Student Council, and faculty organizers Lorien Cuneo, Melissa Micheletti, and Mily Perez.
YLP & PwC | Young Women's Leadership Conference
YLP & PwC | Young Women's Leadership Conference
Mentors from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) hosted IWA seniors at the seventh annual Young Women's Leadership Conference; a day-long seminar to teach IWA students about interviewing, crafting an "elevator pitch", professional networking, dressing for success and navigating the workplace. The conference, held exclusively for IWA students at PwC's offices at Wells Fargo Plaza in downtown Houston, aims to build student confidence, inspire students to take managed risks and set expectations for working in a professional environment.
IWA does a great job of letting you discover your faith on your own but giving you the opportunities to grow. No matter where you are in your spirituality, IWA is such a great safe place to find yourself and learn more about the Catholic faith.
Julia O'Neil
Julia O'Neil
Class of 2018
I love adventure and having the opportunity to travel downtown each day was one that I knew I had to embark on! After touring IWA, I fell in love with the sisterhood and the positive attitude of everyone at the school.
Madison Ripp
Madison Ripp
Class of 2018
Each time I walk into the school, I feel the care and support of the faculty and staff as they encourage the young women of IWA to excel in their academic endeavors. I feel the love and dedication of the Sisters of the Incarnate Word. I feel heart.
Pamela Powell
Pamela Powell
Board of Advisors President

Upcoming Events

06/21/2018 9:00 am - 11:00 am
ATH: Strength & Conditioning Camp
06/22/2018 9:00 am - 11:00 am
ATH: Strength & Conditioning Camp
06/25/2018 9:00 am - 11:00 am
ATH: Strength & Conditioning Camp
06/26/2018 9:00 am - 11:00 am
ATH: Strength & Conditioning Camp
06/27/2018 9:00 am - 11:00 am
ATH: Strength & Conditioning Camp
Mass at Annunciation Catholic Church
Falcons at Discovery Green!
A group of IWA students.
Students on the Falcon Flyer!
IWA students at Mass.