Incarnate Word Academy

244 Resaca Blvd,
Brownsville, TX, 78520-0785
Tel: (956)546-4486
Grades: PK - 8 | 345 students
Incarnate Word Academy exists to provide an environment for learning in which God is the highest value.
Our faculty is dedicated to providing each student with a Catholic educational experience that encourages academic excellence, develops the whole person, fosters a life-long love of learning and promotes an awareness of needs of the community.
The goals enflesh and expand the school's mission and philosophy as they seek to provide an environment for learning in which each student is developed and educated as a unique child of God.
We, the Faculty of Incarnate Word Academy, recognize the importance of the school in developing growth in academic excellence, attitudes, and habits leading to intellectual discipline and sound physical well-being, according to the ability of each student.
We also believe that as teachers in the Catholic school, we are called to educate each students as a unique child of God.
We believe that the purpose of education is to lead the child to truth, the desire for truth, and the acquisition of truth.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Learning Programs Supported ESL for non-English speakers
Year Founded 1853

Student Body

Total Students 345 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 98%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade Incarnate Word Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes 3K to 5th grade: $4250.00 6thh to 8th grade: $4,950.00 ESL : $4,700.00 Registration fee: $ 130.00 Books & Fees : $ 375.00
% on Financial Aid 30%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,000
Admissions Director Sister Irma Gonzalez
Admissions Associate Sister Marilyn Springs, (Elem)

Sports

Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Dance, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
DanceSoccer,
SoftballTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Bears, Boy Scouts, Brownies, Chess Club, Daisies, Girl Scouts, Nation Elementary Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Student Council, Tigers, Webelos, Wolfs Bears, Boy Scouts, Brownies, Chess Club, Daisies, Girl Scouts, Tigers, Webelos, Wolfs, Nation Elementary Honor Society,
National Junior Honor Society,
Student Council,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St. Joseph Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Episcopal Day School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is First Baptist School (0.7 miles away)
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    101 Saint Joseph Drive
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    (956)542-3581
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    0.6  mi  |  756  students  |  Gr.  7-12
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    Brownsville , TX , 78520
    (956)542-4854
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    Brownsville , TX , 78520
    (956)546-1805
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