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 Memo: Letter from Principal Mills / Nota de Norman: Mensaje de directora Mills

Nov 14,2019 All Schools

Spanish version below/Versión en español a continuación Dear Norman Elementary School Families, It’s full steam ahead for the modernized Norman campus, and I’m excited to…

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Ann Richards School VR tour still

VR Tours: Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders

The Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders modernization team has assembled VR Tours using design renderings from the Design Development Phase of the modernization…

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2017 Bond Update Video

Oct 31,2019 All Schools

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

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Key Information

  • Modernization Budget: $70,000,000
  • Total Budget: $70,416,000
  • Anticipated Opening Date: January 2021
  • Trustee: Geronimo Rodriguez, Jr.
  • Location: 2206 Prather Ln., Austin, Texas 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