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MISSION

Holy Spirit Episcopal School offers an exemplary education for infants through grade eight that develops the whole child while achieving academic excellence in a dynamic Christian-based environment.

VISION

An engaged community exemplifying faith, character, and scholarship.
 
Holy Spirit offers a nurturing classroom environment and a consistent level of academic excellence in curriculum and instruction in each of the school’s divisions. Your child will receive age-appropriate programs for interactive learning in all areas with distinct benefits:

  • A low student-to-teacher ratio.
  • Highly-qualified and experienced faculty.
  • A creative thinking and experiential classroom environment.
  • Essential life and social skills, including community service opportunities.
  • Foreign language instruction three years old through grade eight.
  • Research-based math and science curricula.
  • Chapel services combined with Christian Education designed for children of all ages.
  • Integrated language arts and vocabulary development.
  • Open communication between parents and staff.

VALUES

Love — A culture of caring that promotes service for others, collaboration and strength in character.


 Respect — A culturally diverse community that practices tolerance, acceptance and self-reliance with opportunities for leadership and global awareness.

 
Wonder — A qualified and dedicated faculty that inspires every student to reach their fullest potential by fostering differentiated instruction and individualization to achieve academic excellence.


Explore — Independent and inquisitive learners engage in enrichment opportunities, fine arts, wellness and mindfulness, outdoor education through Ecolink excursions to develop well-rounded students that become life-long learners.  

Believe — Episcopal traditions and a Christian foundation to nurture compassion, integrity, and unity of Spirit.

PORTRAIT OF A GRADUATE

HSES graduates are...
  • Compassionate and inclusive.
  • Stewards of God's creation.
  • Resilient risk-takers.
  • Inquisitive problem-solvers.
HSES graduates lead the way!

HISTORY OF HSES

ACCREDITATION

Holy Spirit Episcopal School is accredited by the Southwestern Association of Episcopal Schools (SAES). HSES is one of 113 Episcopal schools located in a six state region.  We are approved by Texas Private Schools Accreditation Commission (TEPSAC), www.tepsac.org, and recognized by the Texas Education Agency (TEA). SAES serves Episcopal schools, richly diverse in location, size and scope, throughout the states of Arizona, Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. SAES is the only Episcopal accrediting association in the United States and the only denominational accrediting association recognized by the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS). It too complies with the Commission’s Criteria for Effective Independent School Accreditation Practices, which thoroughly reviews and evaluates its accreditation standards, criteria, and procedures. The Standards of SAES reflect the Association’s commitment to promoting high standards of education, developing programs that improve knowledge and skills in leadership, governance, administration, teaching and learning, and spiritual formation. The Key Standards and supporting accreditation information may be found at www.swaes.org.

  

 

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