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. 
  • 482

    Students on three campuses
    86 Early Childhood Students, 202 Elementary Students, 85 Middle School Students, and 109 High School Students.
  • 80

    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.
  • $576,210

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

Headwaters Calendar

List of 5 events.

  • Aug
    9

    New Faculty Orientation

    We look forward to welcoming back our new faculty and staff for the 2021-2022 school year. 
  • Aug
    10

    Faculty/Staff Welcome Back to Campus

    Faculty and Staff can find schedules (when available) in the Nest and via email. 
  • Aug
    14

    Headwaters 101 Event for New River Families

    We welcome new River families (and nearly new from last year) to campus for a day learning about the school. More details to come!
    River Campus - 807 Rio Grande Street
  • Aug
    17

    Upper Elementary (4th/5th Grade) Parent Orientation

    Upper Elementary (4th/5th Grade) Parent Orientation will be held this evening. Guides will be in contact in August with more details.

    At this time, the intention is to be in person. If that changes due to spacing issues, we will notify families. 
    Creek Campus- 9607 Brodie Lane
    Upper El Guides
  • Aug
    18

    Early Elementary (2nd/3rd Grade) Parent Orientation

    Early Elementary (2nd/3rd Grade) Parent Orientation will be held this evening. Guides will be in contact in August with more details.

    At this time, the intention is to be in person. If that changes due to spacing issues, we will notify families. 
    Creek Campus- 9607 Brodie Lane
    Early El Guides
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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