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Freshman

Step 1: Submit an Application
Create an account online and fill out the application. Please note that Firefox and Google Chrome work best for the online application. 

Step 2: Submit Your Transcripts
We will need official copies of your transcripts from 6-8th grade.

Step 3: Take the HSPT at IWHS
All students interested in attending a Catholic high school in the Archdiocese of San Antonio must take the High School Placement Test (HSPT). Students who test at IWHS will be eligible for scholarship opportunities.
 
IWHS will offer a free practice test on November 17. To register for the practice test, call 210-829-3123. The 2018 test date is December 8. The fee is $15. Register for the test here.

Step 4: Submit Your Immunization Record
In compliance with the Texas Department of Health Services, students are asked to submit a complete vaccination record, including proof of the meningitis vaccination.

Step 5: Submit Two Letters of Recommendation
To assist us in evaluating each student’s potential for success, we require a minimum of two recommendations for the student to include Mathematics and English teachers. Please use the Freshman Recommendation Form.
 
Step 6: Submit Copies of Standardized Test Scores
 
While not required, we encourage all students to schedule a visit to Incarnate Word during one of our Shadow Dates or Open Houses.

 

Transfer Students

Must be entering 9th, 10th or 11th grade. Students transferring for their 12th-grade year are only eligible to apply if moving to San Antonio from out of town due to a parent job transfer.

Step 1: Submit an Application
Create an account online and fill out the application. Please note that Firefox and Google Chrome work best for the online application.
 
Step 2: Submit Your Transcripts
We will need official copies of your transcripts from the last three years.
 
Step 3: Submit HSPT Scores
This step is only required for students transferring from another Catholic high school.
 
Step 4: Submit Your Immunization Record
In compliance with the Texas Department of Health Services, students are asked to submit a complete vaccination record, including proof of the meningitis vaccination.
 
Step 5: Submit Letters of Recommendation
To assist us in evaluating each student’s potential for success, we require a minimum of two recommendations for the student to include Mathematics and English teachers. Please use the Confidential Recommendation form.
 
Step 6: Submit Copies of Standardized Test Scores

 

While not required, we encourage all students to schedule a visit to Incarnate Word during one of our Shadow Dates or Open Houses.