Incarnate Word Academy

     Tel: (956)546-4486
Grades: PK - 8 | 240 students
Incarnate Word Academy, a 3K to 8th grade Catholic School, 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. 

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 240 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 98%
State avg.: 37%
Students by Grade Incarnate Word Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
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)


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


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,

School Notes:

Incarnate Word Academy is dedicated to providing a safe and family centered environment for learning that integrates academic excellence and faith formation.  IWA is fully accredited by Texas Catholic Conference Education Department and Southern Association of Schools and Colleges.  Our faculty uses state of the art technology in providing an education of the whole person.  Each classroom is equipped with a SmartBoard and the technology curriculum uses both iPad and Windows platforms for extended learning experience.  

Incarnte Word Academy is proud of its diverse student body.  It has the only intensive English as a Second Language program provided by the non-public school sector.

Profile last updated: 01/26/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St. Joseph Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brownsville Montessori Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Brownsville Montessori Academy (0.3 miles away)
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