The Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders dedicates itself to prepare young women to attend and graduate from college, commit to a healthy and well-balanced lifestyle, lead with courage and compassion, and solve problems creatively and ethically in support of our global community. The Ann Richards School is a public all-girls school of choice that serves grades 6-12 for the Austin Independent School District.
63% of graduates will be the first in their families to graduate from college
The Ann Richards School serves all 78 elementary schools in Austin ISD
Over $119 million in merit-based scholarships from 10 graduating classes
Ranked #20 in Texas and #128 nationally by US News & World Report
I’m proud of the person I’ve become because of the Ann Richards School: a confident, motivated, young woman leader who is not afraid to dream big.
The Ann Richards School Foundation is a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) organization, whose purpose is to secure sustainable resources and build effective partnerships to advance the mission of the Ann Richards School and the success of its students and alumnae.
My mother felt it was important to have a school for girls that creates an educational foundation to be successful, and changes the lives of their family and people around them.
The Ann Richards School is a public school of choice with a rigorous college preparatory curriculum for young women who love learning, have the desire to succeed, and care about the future of our world.
Apply by Friday, January 13, 2023 for the 2023-2024 School Year
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Our students work hard and play hard. Students are encouraged to enhance their studies through athletics, band, orchestra, choir, theatre arts, & dance. The Stars compete in the 5A district for UIL in Volleyball, Soccer, Track & Field, Cross Country & Swimming.
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Nia has grown into what every mother wants their daughter to grow into, healthy, independent, truly caring about others, and your larger community.