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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    A-
  4. College Prep
    A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Sports
    B
Incarnate Word Academy is a top rated, private, all-girls, Catholic school located in Houston, TX. It has 348 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 8 to 1. Tuition is $13,300 for the highest grade offered. After graduation, 99% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college.
Address
609 Crawford Street
Houston, TX 77002
Telephone
(713) 227-3637
Organization Memberships
NCEA

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$13,300
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid

Incarnate Word Academy Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Academics

Average Graduation Rate
Average SAT
1140
98 responses
Average ACT
25
53 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
78%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.9 responses
Poll
67%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.9 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 29 responses
Report
  • Foundation Day
    24%
  • Red Check
    21%
  • Spirit week
    21%
  • Spirit Week
    10%
  • Halloween carnival
    7%
  • Junior Ring Ceremony
    7%
  • Sewfest
    7%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
348
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.10 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.10 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.10 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
8:1
National
17:1
Poll
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.12 responses
Poll
92%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.12 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.12 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
78%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.9 responses
33%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.9 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.9 responses
Living in the Area
A
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    C-
  2. Diversity
    A+
  3. Cost of Living
    B
  4. Good for Families
    A-
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$47,010
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$898
National
$949
Median Home Value
$140,300
National
$184,700
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I have overwhelmingly loved my experience at Incarnate Word Academy! I would not change my high school experience for anything. The small community, sisterhood, and theology is what makes Incarnate Word, Incarnate Word. The school has less than 400 people and the admissions team says the school will never go beyond that number. I know all 80 people in my classification and proudly call all of them my sisters. The reason I am not giving 5 stars is because there are a lot of restrictions on the students that keep our sports programs from their full potential, seniors from fully enjoying their senior year, etc. Regardless of the restrictions, IWA gave me an amazing education in Theology and I would not be at the place I am in my faith without the great teachers and extracurriculars we have based around the Catholic faith. I love Incarnate Word, no doubt and I would not have wanted to go anywhere else.
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I’m so happy that I chose Incarnate Word Academy as my high school! The teachers are stellar, the students are loving and care for everyone, and we get a dedicated part of our school day to talk about our spirituality and our relationship with God, which I feel like is very important because we don’t get to do that that often otherwise. Everyone at the school makes you feel at home and you never feel unappreciated!
Incarnate Word Academy has been the perfect environment for my daughters to thrive and grow in a diverse, academic and spiritual environment. The Catholic identity is what drew us in and we immediately felt like it was a family. The Young Leaders Program allows the girls to graduate with "Leadership Distinction" and I believe this program helps them grow as leaders and to be competitive when applying to colleges and beyond. My daughter graduated from IWA in 2016 and was accepted into the Business Honors program at the Mays Business School at Texas A&M. IWA prepared her for the rigors of college life as she is able to balance her studies and extracurricular activities with time management skills she learned at IWA. My sophomore daughter is following suit and is involved in sports, student council, Falcon Ambassadors and the Young Leader's Program. IWA shapes these young women into faith-filled, confident leaders of tomorrow. I couldn't be happier with our experience!