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 7 items.

  • 2001

    YEAR WE WERE FOUNDED
    Our Middle & High School program was founded in 2001, followed closely by our Early Childhood & Elementary program in 2002. 
  • 511

    Students on three campuses
    86 Early Childhood Students, 202 Elementary Students, 85 Middle School Students, and 109 High School Students.
  • 90

    Full-time faculty and staff members
    Across all three of our Austin campuses.
  • 13

    Average years of experience
    903 years of teaching experience combined!
  • $39.2

    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.
  • $477,310

    Given in Financial Aid in 2021-2022
    To 19% of our students

Headwaters Calendar

List of 5 events.

  • Sep
    15

    National Hispanic Heritage Month

    National Hispanic Heritage Month is annually celebrated from September 15 to October 15 in the United States for recognizing the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the United States.
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  • Sep
    30

    Creek Campus Garden Workday

    Come help move in a big compost delivery to the school garden. Let us know you are coming by signing-up at this link: https://signup.com/go/DESfbJS

    Due to the work, we request that parents not bring their children to this workday.
    Creek Campus | 9607 Brodie Ln. Austin, TX 78748
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  • Sep
    30

    Springs Director’s Coffee with Susie

    Susie invites Springs parents to the community table at the Berkeley Circle Drive (located at 1534 Berkeley Ave.). We'll have the coffee for some casual conversation and community. Park your car and come on over once you drop-off your child!
    Springs Campus (Early Childhood) 6305 Menchaca, 78745
  • Oct
    1

    Creek Campus Garden Workday

    Come help move in a big compost delivery to the school garden. Let us know you are coming by signing-up at this link: https://signup.com/go/DESfbJS

    Due to the work, we request that parents not bring their children to this workday.
    Creek Campus | 9607 Brodie Ln. Austin, TX 78748
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  • Oct
    3

    Creek Campus Staff Appreciation for October: Meadowlarks Classroom

    We have organized Staff Appreciation each month by classroom this year. October belongs to the Meadowlarks (though any parent is welcome to participate!). Please sign up at this link to participate the week of October 3. Help fill the staff fridge and kitchen with PEANUT-FREE snacks and drinks!
    Creek Campus | 9607 Brodie Ln. Austin, TX 78748
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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