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 7 items.

  • 2001

    YEAR WE WERE FOUNDED
    Our Middle & High School program was founded in 2001, followed closely by our Early Childhood & Elementary program in 2002. 
  • 501

    Students on three campuses
    86 Early Childhood Students, 202 Elementary Students, 85 Middle School Students, and 109 High School Students.
  • 90

    Full-time faculty and staff members
    Across all three of our Austin campuses.
  • 13

    Average years of experience
    903 years of teaching experience combined!
  • $39.2

    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.
  • $576,210

    Given in Financial Aid in 2020-2021
    To 19% of our students

Headwaters Calendar

List of 5 events.

  • Oct
    27

    Creek Make-Up Portraits

    We will have make-up portraits this Wednesday, October 27, 2021 for any students who missed or need retakes. If you want your child to have a re-take, please email hello@austinschoolportraits.com with your child’s name and classroom. This will help us pull them for portraits.
    Creek Campus (Elementary Program) 9607 Brodie Lane, 78748
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  • Oct
    27

    River PVC Parent Coffee

    River Campus parents are invited to meet up after drop-off at the Whole Foods rooftop plaza Grab some coffee or breakfast and join your fellow parents to chat and get to know each other better. Please wear masks (when not eating/drinking) and observe distancing! Look for the Headwaters sign.
    Whole Foods Lamar Plaza
  • Oct
    28

    Creek PVC Parent Coffee

    Stop by after drop-off to meet some other Headwaters parents and grab a cup of coffee! BYOChair so we can space out and be comfy. Please wear masks and maintain distance. See you there!
    Cherry Creek Neighborhood Park- 3403 Silk Oak Drive
  • Oct
    28

    YCC Halloween Singing Songs

    YCC will have their singing songs on Thursday, October 28 at 2:45 p.m. Parents and guardians are welcome to join in your child’s courtyard for this brief, yet sweet, event. 

    For parents attending, we require masks on campus for all adults and we will have extras if you need one. Also, please find a parking spot in the area that is not in front of our neighbors’ mailboxes or driveways. Thank you!
    Springs Campus (Early Childhood) 6305 Manchaca, 78745
  • Oct
    28

    Board of Trustees Meeting

    This is a meeting of the Headwaters Board of Trustees. Meetings are open for any community member to join. Please email boardoftrustees@headwaters.org if you would like to attend.
    River Campus Studio - 804 Rio Grande Street
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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