Incarnate Word Academy

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  • 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,.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1935
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2013

Student Body

Total Studentsn/a
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 19%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Average Class Size26 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,020
Tuition NotesIncludes all fees except registration fee.
% on Financial Aid


Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Football, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.25 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Altar Servers, Band, Bowling Club, Catholic League League Competition, Chess Club, Classroom of Champions, Drama Club, GCCTM (Math), Girl Scouts/Cub Scouts, Latin Club, Math Counts, Morning Video Announcements, Pep Squad, Piano Recital, Power of the Pen, Robotics Club, Safety Patrol, Ski Club, Spelling Teams, Student Council, Student Savers

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Shows, Bell Choir, Choir, Orchestra

School Notes

Founded in 1935, Incarnate Word Academy is a Premier Independent Catholic School serving a diverse group of young learners from Preschool to 8th grade. The Sisters of the Incarnate Word built this school with a commitment to delivering a superior education in an environment rooted in faith with the highest ethical values and conduct. 
  • Over 80 years of academic excellence
  • 2013 National Blue Ribbon School
  • Campus Ministry
  • Safe, nurturing environment
  • Technology lab with 3D printers, engravers, robotics and Raspberry Pis
  • Clevertouch in every classroom
  • Digital broadcast studio run by students
  • Algebra and Geometry in Preparatory
  • All grades take Art, Music, Spanish, Computer and Physical Education
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cleveland
    Grades: PK-8 | 303 students
    1.6 miles
    14875 Bagley Rd
    Cleveland, OH 44130
    (440) 845-6660
    1.6 PK-8
  • North Royalton
    Grades: PK-8 | 918 students
    4.6 miles
    6667 Wallings Rd
    North Royalton, OH 44133
    (440) 237-1032
    4.6 PK-8
  • Cleveland
    St Charles School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 415 students
    2.7 miles
    7107 Wilber Ave
    Cleveland, OH 44129
    (440) 886-5546
    2.7 PK-8
  • Cleveland
    Grades: K-9 | 117 students
    11.8 miles
    12406 Buckingham Ave
    Cleveland, OH 44120
    (216) 795-7161
    11.8 K-9
  • Cleveland
    Grades: PK-8 | 257 students
    3.7 miles
    4400 West 140th Street
    Cleveland, OH 44135
    (216) 251-2321
    3.7 PK-8

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