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

Face-to-face instruction

AISD Future: 2017 Bond Newsletter – October 2020 / El AISD Futuro: Boletín del Bono de 2017 – Octubre 2020

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 Future:…

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Bear Creek Elementary Grand Opening – Full Event Recording

On October 16, the Bear Creek Elementary School community and Austin ISD celebrated the grand opening of the first new school built as part of…

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Project Drone Footage: August 2020

The video is available in Spanish here/Este video está disponible en Español aquí 0:03 – Ann Richards School 1:15 – Bear Creek Elementary School2:26 – New Blazier…

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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