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.

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  • 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.

  • May

    HS Parent Pitso with Avé

    Avé is looking forward to hosting monthly Parent Pitsos (community meetings) to get to know the parents better this year. Sometimes we will have a theme, a guest speaker, or just chatting and asking questions. 

    See the Weekly Update or your River Community Calendar for the Zoom Link.
  • May

    Pfizer Vaccine Clinic

    What: Pfizer Vaccine Clinic by Curative
    Who: Eligible people 12 years old and up 
    When: Tuesday, May 18 from 1-3 p.m.
    Where: Headwaters River Campus | 807 Rio Grande Street, Austin 78701
    How to Sign Up: Sign-up at this link 
    Parents do not need to be present, but they do need to give consent when they fill out the form.
    Headwaters River Campus | 807 Rio Grande Street, Austin 78701
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  • May

    High School Performance Pitso

    Inviting all Headwaters High School students to the River Campus Deck for a special evening Performance Pitso! This special event will welcome students and staff to perform songs, stories, poetry, dance, or whatever you prefer. Sign up to perform at this link. If you want to sing and need musical accompaniment, please reach out to Marc Lionetti at m.lionetti@headwaters.org.
    River Campus Deck- 807 Rio Grande Street
  • May

    COVID-19 Testing Clinic @ River

    COVID-19 testing will be offered on the River Campus for students, family members, faculty, and staff who would like to be tested. Click here to learn more.

    Time Updated to 12-12:45 p.m
  • May

    Director’s Coffee

    Since it was so good to see you all in person last month, I wanted to host another in-person gathering with me on Friday, May 21 after drop-off to talk more about Positive Discipline. We will meet physically distanced around the community table at the Berkeley Circle Drive  (located at 1534 Berkeley Ave.). Please bring your own camp chair and your own coffee/smoothie/beverage for some casual conversation and community.
    Springs Berkeley Circle Drive - 1534 Berkeley Ave
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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.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

As a 501(c)3 non-profit school, Headwaters School does not discriminate because of race, color, creed, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other classes protected by federal, state, or local law in its admissions, hiring, or board membership processes.

Springs Campus

18 months to Pre-K
6305 Menchaca 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