Headwaters School

Headwaters School is an independent school in Austin, Texas serving students from early childhood through grade 12. Beginning with a Montessori foundation and progressing to the International Baccalaureate® (IB) Diploma Programme, we design vibrant learning environments across our three campuses.

We invite our students, guides, staff, parents, and trustees to be Peacemakers, Advocates, Creators, and Thinkers. Read more on our About page.

List of 8 items.

  • 2001

    Our Middle & High School program was founded in 2001, followed closely by our Early Childhood & Elementary program in 2002. 
  • 540

    Students on three campuses
    126 Early Childhood Students, 191 Elementary Students, 97 Middle School Students, and 126 High School Students.
  • 91

    Full-time faculty and staff members
    Across all three of our Austin campuses.
  • 12.75

    Average years of experience
    903 years of teaching experience combined!
  • $25.7

    Million in college scholarship offers since 2012
    Our College Planning program helps juniors and seniors choose the path that is right for them.
  • 12

    Athletic Teams in four Sports
    Our Middle and High School athletics program includes volleyball, flag football, basketball, and soccer.
  • 11

    International Students
    From China, Germany, Vietnam, France, and Senegal
  • $375,000

    Given in Financial Aid
    To 59 families.

Headwaters Calendar

List of 5 events.

  • Jan

    Create for the Cause

    Learn artist skills, connect, and make stuff to sell at the Amplify Austin Marketplace.
    River Campus New Art Room, 804 Rio Grande St.
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  • Jan

    Re-Enrollment Pitso, MS Session

    This January, we will begin the re-enrollment process with Re-Enrollment Pitsos for each program. We invite parents to attend the Pitso for the program your child(ren) will attend in the 2020-2021 school year. An evolution of the State of the School events of the past, these Pitsos will focus on enhancements and updates for the next school year for each program. In partnership with program directors, these Pitsos will be rich with information as you prepare to sign your re-enrollment contracts for next year.
    River Studio - 804 Rio Grande St., Austin, TX 78701
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  • Jan

    Axe Throwing with Friends of the Fund

    Join us for a night of Axe Throwing fun at Hatchet Alley. 

    21 and up only please, sign up here!
    Hatchet Alley
  • Jan

    ISAS Accreditation Visit

    All Campuses
  • Jan

    ISAS Committee Meeting with Parents

    Our first ISAS Accreditation Visit begins on Sunday, January 26 through Wednesday, January 29. The Visiting Committee wants to hear from parents and welcomes any parents to chat after drop-off on Tuesday, January 28 from 8:30-9:30 a.m. on each campus.

    We invite you to join the most convenient one for complimentary coffee and conversation. Here are the meeting places:
    • Springs Campus - Community Table
    • Creek Campus - Library
    • River Campus - 2.101
    A Paperless Post invite is in your email inbox to RSVP.
    Each Campus
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Come Visit Us

At Headwaters, we value our unique, open-minded, and mutually respectful school culture as much as we value our engaging and challenging academics. We are looking for families who share these values and who are committed to and excited about continual growth and development.

Springs Campus

18 months to Pre-K
6305 Manchaca Rd.
Austin, TX 78745
Phone: 512-443-8843

Creek Campus

Elementary School
9607 Brodie Ln.
Austin, TX 78748
Phone: 512-804-2708
Fax: 512-628-4810

River Campus

Middle & High School
807 Rio Grande St.
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512-480-8142
Fax: 512-480-0278