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.

  • Nov

    Elementary Open House

    Join us to learn more about our elementary program!
    Creek Campus - 9607 Brodie Lane, Austin, TX 78748
    Read More
  • Nov

    Early Childhood Open House

    Join us to learn more about our Young Children's Community & Primary Programs!
    Springs Campus - 6305 Manchaca Rd., Austin, TX 78745
    Read More
  • Nov

    Creek Family Service Event

    In the spirit of showing gratitude and giving back to our local community, please join us for a Creek Campus family service event to clean up one of our neighboring parks, Mary Moore Searight Park on Slaughter Lane. We'll have all the supplies to safely pick up trash in the park, and afterwards we can gather on the playground for snacks and hangout time. We hope you can join us! Please RSVP here so that we are sure to have enough clean-up supplies for everyone. All ages welcome!
    Mary Moore Searight Park- 907 West Slaughter Lane, Austin, TX 78748
  • Nov

    Health Screenings - River

    Headwaters School will be conducting vision, hearing, and spinal screenings for required students on each campus in mid-November. All required screenings are covered by your tuition and will be performed by Tacquard & Associates.
    River Campus
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  • Nov

    Stay and Play Tuesdays

    All Springs families are invited to hang out on the playground for some community time!
    Springs 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