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.

  • Sep

    Barton Springs University

    Environmental Systems and Society junior and senior classes are going to BSU, a local Environmental meeting designed for High Schools and organized by Save Our Springs and the City of Austin. 
    Barton Springs
  • Sep

    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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  • Sep

    Create for the Cause

    On the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month artists of all ages and skill levels are invited to the River Campus art room to be a part of this free after-school art club. Join us to learn skills and use provided supplies to create items to sell in the Amplify Austin Marketplace in March in support of financial aid. Ask Sadie Sweitzer or Paloma Doyle for more details or see the fall flyer.
    River Campus (Middle & High School) 801 Rio Grande, 78701
  • Sep

    TENTATIVE - Creek Garden Work Afternoon

    This event will only occur if needed to complete move-in of remaining compost.

    Please check out other Creek Garden Work events on 9/13/19,  09/14/19, 10/25/19, and 10/26/19.
    Creek Campus Garden
  • Sep

    Community Picnic

    Details TBD
    Shady Springs Party Barn- 9401 Sherman Rd, Austin, TX 78742
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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