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. 
  • 552

    Students on three campuses
    125 Early Childhood students, 190 Elementary Students, 93 Middle School Students, and 144 High School Students.
  • 91

    Full-time faculty and staff members
    Across all three of our Austin campuses.
  • 12.75

    Average years of experience
    Our seasoned faculty & staff create a rich environment for our students.
  • $14.5

    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.
  • 16

    International Students
    From seven countries including Brazil, China, France, Mexico, Russia, Senegal, and Vietnam.
  • 11

    Weeks of Summer Camps
    On our Early Childhood Campus.

Headwaters Calendar

List of 5 events.

  • Jan

    B Day Schedule

    River Campus - 801 Rio Grande St., Austin, TX 78701
  • Jan

    Primary Family Night

    Springs Campus - 6305 Manchaca Rd., Austin, TX 78745
  • Jan

    A Day Schedule

    River Campus - 801 Rio Grande St., Austin, TX 78701
  • Jan

    IB Information Night

    Director of Studies Paul Cronin will give a comprehensive introduction and deep dive into the International Baccalaureate Diploma program here at Headwaters. This is highly recommended for parents of students in 9th and 10th grades but all grade levels are welcome. 
    River Studio - 804 Rio Grande St., Austin, TX 78701
  • Jan

    B Day Schedule

    River Campus - 801 Rio Grande St., Austin, TX 78701
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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