Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders

The Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders comprises an all-female population that is committed to building the community and to changing the world. Students in 6th through 12th grade from throughout Austin ISD are prepared for college through rigorous academics and real-world service projects. For the 2017 Bond, the campus will undergo Phase 1 of a strategic modernization to create a state-of-the-art campus at the current site.

Project Timeline

*Timeline and rendering subject to change

Latest Updates

Norman Sims Program Cover

Norman-Sims Elementary School Virtual Grand Opening Program

AISD Future: 2017 Bond Newsletter – December 2020 / El AISD Futuro: Boletín del Bono de 2017 – Diciembre 2020

Dec 21,2020 All Schools

As part of our continued commitment to communicate the progress of the bond to the community, we are sharing the latest issue of our AISD…

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Tree Relocation at the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders

The Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders recently celebrated the successful relocation of a heritage tree from the original campus to the new school…

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Key Information

  • Modernization Budget: $70,000,000
  • Total Budget: $70,416,000
  • Opening Date: January 2021
  • Trustee: Geronimo Rodriguez, Jr.
  • Location: 2309 Panther Trail, Austin, TX 78704
  • Existing Capacity: 924
  • Planned Capacity: 1,015
  • 2016/2017 Utilization: 85%

Project Team

  • Architecture & Engineering Team:
  • Construction-Management-at-Risk Team:
  • Campus Architectural Team:
    • Kristina Waugh, Principal
    • Shamaa Lakshmanan, Staff Representative
    • Teri O’Glee, Foundation Representative
    • Jeanne White, Business/Community Partner
    • Shawn Mauser, CAC Representative
    • Sonya Banda, Parent
    • Josie Hughes, Parent
    • Senior Class President, Student
    • Junior Class President, Student
    • Sophomore Class President, Student