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

Austin ISD’s Commitment to Green Building

Aug 17,2020 All Schools

At Austin ISD, sustainability is a driving force behind our mission to provide a high quality and comprehensive educational experience that challenges and inspires students…

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May 2019 Modernization Project Drone Footage Clip

Project Drone Footage: May 2020

The video is available in Spanish here/Este video está disponible en Español aquí 0:03 – Ann Richards School 1:16 – Bear Creek Elementary School 2:36 – New Blazier Relief…

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Doss Elementary Swing Space Furniture Donation

Austin ISD and the Doss Elementary School Project Team are excited to announce the donation of nearly 600 pieces of classroom furniture from the Doss…

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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