Establishing Pathways from Pre-K to College

A Shared Vision of Faith and Learning

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The Brainpower Connection is a circle of support, influence, and collegiality established in connection with six different institutions, their faculties and students, to share their brainpower. A shared vision, shared faculties, and shared facilities help break down the walls that traditionally separate elementary schools, high schools and universities.

Member Institutions

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University of the Incarnate Word
4301 Broadway
San Antonio, TX 78209
Undergraduate and Graduate
(210) 829-6000

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Incarnate Word High School
727 E Hildebrand Ave
San Antonio, TX 78212
Grades: 9 - 12, All Girls
(210) 829-3100

International Students
IWHS International Admissions

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St. Anthony Catholic High School
3200 McCullough Ave
San Antonio, TX 78212
Grades: 9 - 12, Co-ed
(210) 832-5600

International Students
SACHS International Admissions

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Blessed Sacrament Catholic School
600 Oblate, San Antonio, TX 78216
Grades: 6 weeks - 8th grade, Co-ed
(210) 824-3381

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St. Anthony Catholic School
205 W. Huisache Ave
San Antonio, TX 78212
Grades: PK2 - 8, Co-ed
(210) 732-8801

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St. Mary Magdalen 
Dual Language Catholic School

1700 Clower St, San Antonio, TX 78201
Grades: PK3 - 8, Co-ed
(210) 832-5600


Early College Dual Enrollment Options

The College Connection and Early College programs offer eligible high school students the opportunity to enroll in college courses for dual enrollment or dual credit and accelerate their pathway to UIW and post-secondary education at a reduced tuition rate.



Brainpower Connection Programs Staff

Patricia L. Ramirez

Director, Brainpower Connection Programs


Phone: (210) 283-6300

Karen Gonzalez

Administrative Assistant, Brainpower Connection Program and Strategy & Enrollment


Phone: (210) 283-6483

Interested in learning more about the Brainpower Connection or our dual enrollment programs? We're more than happy to help. Contact us to learn more.


Brainpower Connection Statement

As Catholic educational institutions, we are rooted in the Gospel of Christ and the doctrines and traditions of the Catholic Church. Our voluntary association provides us an opportunity to collaborate among and between ourselves to promote the mission and ministry of our respective schools. We commit ourselves to coordinate programs and activities and to integrate resources among our member institutions to enhance the faith and the learning experiences of our students, faculties and staffs.