Incarnate Word Academy

6620 Pearl Road
Cleveland, OH 44130-0441
Tel: (440)842-6818
Grades: PK-8 | 486 students
Incarnate Word Academy and IWA Learning Garden
Incarnate Word Academy and IWA Learning Garden
Incarnate Word Academy is a 2013 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence and the sponsored ministry of the Sisters of the Incarnate Word and Blessed Sacrament.  As a community of learners filled with the Spirit of the Word-Made-Flesh, we are committed to living the Gospel values and inspiring academic excellence,

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1935
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2013

Student Body

Total Students 486 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Incarnate Word Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 26 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $3,575
% on Financial Aid


Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCross Country,
SoftballTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 18 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Student Council, Chess Club, Classroom of Champions, Power of the Pen, Math Counts, Banc, Orchestra, Ski Club, JAM, Bell Choir, Choir, Nature Club, Drama Club, Pep Squad, Spanish Club, Latin Club, Bowling Club, IWA Cheerleaders Chess Club, Math Counts, Banc, Orchestra, Ski Club, JAM, Bell Choir, Choir, Nature Club, Drama Club, Pep Squad, Spanish Club, Latin Club, Bowling Club, Student Council,
Classroom of Champions,
Power of the Pen,
IWA Cheerleaders,

School Notes:

  • Home to almost 500 students in grades PreK-8, Incarnate Word Academy was founded in 1935.  It is a community of students, teachers, parents and alumni united through God's grace by a passion for learning and love of humankind.  Families travel from over 25 communities to take advantage of an environment that celebrates Gospel values and offer unparalleled academic excellence and extra-curricular programming.  For many years running our graduates have consistently been admitted to the high school of their choice.

Profile last updated: 01/20/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Holy Name High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bethel Christian Academy (1.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Bethel Christian Academy (1.3 miles away)
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  • Parma
    Bethel Christian Academy
    (Assembly of God)
    Grades: PK-8 | 155 students
    1.3 miles
    12901 W Pleasant Valley Rd
    Parma, OH 44130
  • Middleburg Heights
    Grades: PK-KG | 74 students
    1.4 miles
    14101 Uhlin Dr
    Middleburg Heights, OH 44130
  • Brookpark
    Grades: 5-8
    1.6 miles
    13383 Snow Road
    Brookpark, OH 44142
  • Parma
    Holy Family School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 306 students
    1.6 miles
    7367 York Rd
    Parma, OH 44130
  • Cleveland
    Grades: K-6 | 147 students
    1.6 miles
    8971 West Ridgewood Drive
    Cleveland, OH 44130

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