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. 
  • 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.

  • Sep


    Sukkot begins the evening of September 20 and ends in the evening of September 27. There will be no major events on these Jewish High Holy Days.

    Headwaters School will be diligent to accommodate observance of the High Holidays and other religious practices.
    All School
    Read More
  • Sep

    Creek School Portraits

    Creek School Portraits will be held on Thursday, September 23 during the school day. We will have make-up portraits on October 27, 2021 during the school day. Portraits will be taken by Paige Wilks of Austin School Portraits.
    Creek Campus (Elementary Program) 9607 Brodie Lane, 78748
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  • Sep

    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
  • Sep

    Springs PVC Parent Coffee

    Stop by after drop-off to meet some other Headwaters parents and grab a cup of coffee! Feel free to BYOChair so we can space out and be comfy. Please wear masks (when not drinking!) and maintain distance.
    Farm Table on Berkeley Ave.- 1934 Berkeley Ave., Circle Drive
  • Sep

    Creek PVC Virtual Bingo Night

    Your Creek PVC reps invite your family to a silly night of bingo and some dancing in your living room Saturday, September 25. See more details on how to register in the Nest or in your Weekly Update
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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