Choosing childcare is one of a parent's most important decisions. Mainspring Schools supplies loving, early childhood education and care while you are away. Mainspring Schools supplies far deeper services than required by the state standards and these services come with a cost.


Contact Details

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  City Austin, TX
  Zip Code 78704
  Address 1100 West Live Oak Str
  Phone Number (512) 442-2301

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Mainspring Schools follows the AISD school closings for inclement weather. If the public schools are not in session, we follow the closings of the City of Austin. If they are not in session, check our Facebook page or call the school's voicemail system (512-442-2301) for up-to-date information.


1941: Chalmers Nursery School was founded as a Works Progress Administration project, sponsored by the Austin Association of University Women and the Austin Independent School District (AISD). The first "war nursery" located in a federal housing development, Chalmers opened on Wednesday, October 15, serving 25 children, ages 2-7. 1944: Chalmers' name was changed to Austin Community Nursery Schools (ACNS) and was funded by Community Chest, now United Way, starting in 1944. 1954: ACNS became one of the first 11 United Fund agencies in the Austin area and moved from Chalmers Court to Meadowbrook Homes Project with 44 children.