Ways to Contribute


Fundraising and volunteering are vital components of any independent school. We are so grateful to everyone who offers their time, talent, and treasure in support of the school each year. Headwaters School is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and all contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law.

For more information, please contact the Advancement Office to speak to Alexamdra Penry, Senior Director for Advancement and Strategy, and Keelan Wackman, Director of Development, by email at, or by calling 512-623-5419

Headwaters School’s Tax ID # is 74-3020203.

On behalf of the Headwaters community, thank you for your support!

Upcoming Events

Throughout the year, we gather socially to have fun while we support Headwaters. 

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  • Friends of the Fund: Mani-Pedi Evening | February 12, 2020

    Join the Friends of the Fund for an evening of wine and pampering at Lantana Nails & Spa. Give yourself some pre-Valentine’s love with a manicure or a pedicure while sipping champagne and visiting with friends old and new. And for those who want to keep the party going, join us next door at Carve for dinner at 7:30.

    When: Wednesday, February 12, 2020 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
    Where: Lantana Nails & Spa (7415 Southwest Pkwy Building 3, Ste. 200, Austin, 78735)
    Sign-up here. 
    Proceeds from this event support Headwaters School, helping us to cultivate identity formation, foster empathy, and embrace diversity to bring more peace to the world.
  • Amplify Austin | March 4-6, 2020

    Participate in our student-led Amplify AustinDay events, March 4-6, and help raise money for financial aid.

    Details to come!
  • Greats and Grands Day | April 2-3, 2020

    We look forward to hosting Greats and Grands to our campuses this spring! This year, we will have two days of events on our campuses to celebrate! Join us Thursday, April 2 for Primary and YCC and then on Friday, April 3 for Elementary and Middle/High school.

    Be sure to request an invitation via your Nest form before January 31, 2020.
  • Spring Fling | May 2, 2020

    Annual Dinner and Auction

    When: Saturday, May 2, 2020 from 6-10 p.m.
    Where: Connally Ballroom, Etter-Harbin Alumni Center, 2110 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78712
    Tickets to come!

Past Events

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  • Friends of the Fund Axe Throwing | January 25, 2020

    We’re serious. Gather with the Friends of the Fund for food, drinks and a little professional coaching as you learn to throw an axe. Possibly even with a beer in your hand.

    When: Saturday, January 25, 2020 from 5-7:30 p.m.
    Where: Hatchet Alley (443 Bastrop Hwy, Austin, 78741)
    Sign up here. 
    Proceeds from this event support Headwaters School, helping us to cultivate identity formation, foster empathy, and embrace diversity to bring more peace to the world.
  • Giving Tuesday | December 3, 2019

    Our 6th annual percentage proceeds event on the national day of giving back. If we have 100 people say our school's name when ordering between 11 a.m. and 9 p.m. that day we will receive 20% of the day's sales as a donation back to the school. No RSVP required, bring the whole family.

    As an extra special treat, the first class or grade to reach 100% participation in the Annual Fund will receive certificates for FREE ICE CREAM at the party! Make your Annual Fund donation here (

    You can make a donation at anytime!
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  • Brunch at the Bird’s Nest | October 19, 2019

    Outdoor Team-Building Challenge for Families and Friends
    Enjoy a plein aire brunch for kids and adults at the Bird's Nest, Headwaters' nature preserve on Brodie Lane, across the street from our Creek Campus. On October 19, a group will explore the challenges of the low ropes course, guided by Creek Campus PE and Outdoor Leadership guide, Jennie Glass. 

    Appropriate for ages 6 and up.
  • Community Picnic | September 22, 2019

    Come join us for our first and biggest gathering of the year! We are so thrilled to invite our entire school community to our Annual Community Picnic on Sunday, September 22 from 1-5 p.m. at Shady Springs Party Barn. Shady Springs is located near the airport, about 10 minutes from downtown.

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  • Jewel Heist Mystery Dinner | September 14

    Headwaters School Friends of the Fund invite you to join us on Saturday, September 14 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. for a catered Jewel Heist Mystery dinner party! 
    The mock-museum unveiling is hosted by Headwaters parents Bradford and Will Moncrieff at their Sunset Valley home. Planned by Austin-based theater group Murder Mystery Company. this evening is sure to be a thrilling time for all. 
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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