Admissions

How to Apply

We are excited you are considering becoming part of the Headwaters community. We understand that applying for your child’s school is one of the most important decisions you can make for your child and family. We strive to make the admissions process as straightforward, open, and warm as possible.

Welcome to Headwaters Admissions

Our goal is for your family to get to know Headwaters and for us to get to know you to determine if Headwaters School is right for you. 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.

Please don't hesitate to reach out to us at admissions@headwaters.org or call 512-623-5406 if you have any questions about our online inquiry or application forms!

Admissions Open Houses

Headwaters School hosts Open Houses for each program in the fall semester and early in the spring semester. See dates and available sign-ups below:

Early Childhood (Springs Campus)
  • Saturday, November 12, 10:00-11:30 a.m. SIGN-UP HERE
  • Saturday, January 7, 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Elementary (Creek Campus)
  • Saturday, November 12, 9:00-10:30 a.m. SIGN-UP HERE
  • Saturday, January 7, 9:00-10:30 a.m.
Middle & High School (River Campus)
  • Saturday, November 5, 1:00-2:30 p.m. SIGN-UP HERE
  • Saturday, January 21, 1:00-2:30 p.m.


Steps to Apply

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  • Complete Inquiry Form

    We are excited to share more information with you about our school. Please complete the electronic form at this link to receive information about our application process and upcoming events. You can also reach out to our Director of Admissions, Krista Phillips, at 512-623-5406 or admissions@headwaters.org.
  • Visit Us

    Our different campuses provide unique learning environments for our students. You can learn more about our Campus Tour & Open House options, as well as, reserve a spot at this link.
  • Submit an Application

    Our Online Application for Admission allows you to complete all forms, pay the application fee, and submit necessary information and teacher recommendations electronically.
  • Online Application Checklist

    Once you have completed your Online Application for Admission, you will be able to access an online checklist which will help you finish the final pieces of the application process.
  • Student Visits Campus for Guest Day(s)

    Each campus has a different type of student campus visit which is largely based on the age of the prospective student. This visit allows your student to get the chance to experience our programs and learning environment.
    • YCC: Family Visit
    • Primary & Kinder-1st Grade: 30-Minute Visit
    • 2nd – 3rd Grades: Half-Day Visit
    • 4th – 12th Grades: Full-Day Visit
  • Acceptance Decision

    Once your application and student visit are complete, we will make an acceptance decision.

Contact the Admissions Office

Phone: 512-623-5406   
Email: admissions@headwaters.org

Admissions Office Mailing Address:
807 Rio Grande St., Austin, Texas 78701

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.

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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.