Incarnate Word Academy

  • Incarnate Word Academy is a Catholic, private, secondary school for young women, sponsored by the Congregation of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word.
  • The mission of Incarnate Word Academy is to challenge young women of faith to achieve their God-given potential as academically successful Women of the Word, following the example of Jesus, the Incarnate Word, by promoting human dignity, thereby empowering themselves and others to make a positive impact on our world.
  • The philosophy of Incarnate Word Academy is rooted in the mission of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word.
  • Our task is to make visible the love of God as revealed in Jesus, the Incarnate Word, by promoting human dignity.
  • The mission challenges us to raise the consciousness of our school community, to respect cultural diversity, to respond to the needs of the poor, to work for peace and justice, and to be ecologically responsible.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students351 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade Incarnate Word Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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    227
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    5.1 miles
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    (314)533-8513
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    295
  • Saint Louis
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    7.3 miles
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    (314)965-7205
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  • Saint Louis
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