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An Episcopal Church School

Founded in 1893 by Bishop James "Steptoe" Johnston, TMI is the oldest Episcopal college preparatory school in the Southwest. TMI is co-educational with more than 470 students in grades 6-12. TMI offers a Residential Life program with up to 50 students each year. TMI students enjoy 100 percent college placement.

In addition to challenging academics, students can participate in a variety of competitive sports, academically-related and hobby- or skill-related clubs, and the theater and music programs. Over 1/3 of the student body participates in the nationally distinguished JROTC program, which boasts the award of Honor Unit with Distinction.

All students study a college preparatory curriculum. Honors and Advanced Placement courses are offered in English, mathematics, science, history/social studies, studio art and languages. Students must petition to be in Honors or AP courses by submitting an application, which often includes submitting an essay or piece of work related to the subject, and securing a recommendation from their current teacher in the subject area. Teachers review applications and recommend placement in courses that provide students with challenges equal to or a bit above their demonstrated ability.

School Mission

The mission of TMI is to provide an excellent educational community, with values based on the teachings of Jesus Christ, challenging motivated students to develop their full potential in service and leadership.

More Information

List of 4 items.

  • Accreditation and Affiliations

    TMI is fully accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest (ISAS) and the Southwestern Association of Episcopal Schools (SAES). The school is a member of:
    • National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
    • National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
    • National Association for College Admission Counseling
    • The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
    • Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS)
    • Texas Private Schools Association
    • Association of Military Colleges and Schools of the United States (AMCSUS)
  • Selection for Honors and AP Courses

    Students must petition to be in Honors or AP courses. They are required to submit an application, which often includes submitting an essay or a piece of work related to the subject, and secure a recommendation from their current teacher in the subject area. Teachers review the applications to ensure that students are offered equal to or a bit above their demonstrated ability.
  • Grading, Ranking and GPA

    Numerical marks are used. Grades are reported on a 100 point (percentile) scale, with 60 as the minimum passing grade and minimum mark for college recommendations. It is the policy of TMI not to rank its students. In figuring the student’s GPA, all courses are taken into account. Semester grades appearing on the transcript are unweighted. Honors & Advanced Placement courses are weighted when calculating the cumulative GPA only. Additional points awarded:
    • Honors: +3 points for grades of A, B, or C
    • AP Courses: +5 points for grades of A, B, or C
  • College Scholarships

    81 Seniors from the Class of 2016 were offered over $9.25 million in college scholarships.

Pillars of TMI

Academics • Athletics • Military • Spirituality

Core Values

List of 5 items.

  • Dedication to Integrity

    We strive for Character: To instill in all the capacity to know the good, to do the good, and to love the good.
  • Passion for Learning

    We strive for Wisdom: To develop intellectual curiosity and inspire self-reflection, to embrace academic excellence, and to strive for academic achievement.
  • Journey Into Spirituality

    We strive for Devotion: To grow in our relationship with the Source and Meaning of our existence, revealed in the person of Jesus Christ, who blesses us that we may share God's blessings with all.
  • Commitment to Compassion

    We strive for Service: To instill the values of empathy and compassion for others, which are lived out in concrete acts of service in our community.
  • Enthusiasm for Excellence

    We strive for Growth: To develop our full potential throughout our common life at TMI, from the classroom to the athletic field, from the concert stage to chapel, from the parade ground to the dormitory.
Non-Discriminatory Statement
TMI - The Episcopal School of Texas, admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and financial aid programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.
The mission of TMI is to provide an excellent educational community, with values based on the teachings of Jesus Christ, challenging motivated students to develop their full potential in service and leadership.
TMI — The Episcopal School of Texas
20955 W. Tejas Trail
San Antonio TX 78257
(210) 698-7171