Welcome to BASIS Charter Schools

The highest performing tuition-free, public school network in the U.S.

 

BASIS Charter School is a network of TUITION-free, public charter schools serving grades K-12. Our nationally ranked schools can be found in Arizona, Louisiana, Texas, and Washington D.C. We are well-known for our STEM-infused, liberal arts curriculum. Beginning in our Primary schools (K-3), we are committed to creating an environment of learning. We build on our students natural curiosity and love of learning. In our upper grades (4-8) and high schools (9-12), students will be challenged with a wide range of subjects. Our older students are academically challenged and focused on college and university prep.

We believe in building a strong academic foundation for our students. BASIS Charter Schools are committed to helping our students build an incredible future! 

 

School Rankings and Scores

Since 1998, BASIS Charter Schools have exceeded the national and international academic standards. Discover how we continue to be educational leaders:

  • All 11 of our qualifying high schools are nationally ranked, 10 are in the top 1% according to U.S. News & World Report, 2022
  • Since opening our doors, BASIS Charter Schools have had a 100% college acceptance rate
  • Our students outscore other countries on The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) test for schools (based on PISA) in Math, Reading, and Science
  • Our average 2021 AP Exam® score of 3.75 exceeds the U.S. average score of 2.80 and we have an average pass rate of 86.02%

    Awards and Accolades

    Our charter school students are recognized as the finest scholars and leaders in the nation. On average, they receive over $100,000 in merit aid. They are awarded some of the most prestigious honors and scholarships.

    The BASIS Charter School Curriculum
    We believe that academic success on our charter school campuses is achieved one grade level at a time. Our proprietary curriculum is taught by Subject Expert Teachers. Our SETs develop their lesson plans to encourage critical thinking, communication, and organizational skills. We also have a co-teaching model, with two instructors per classroom in grades 1–3. This model maximizes student’s learning potential and nurtures their desire to excel. The combination of STEM-infused, liberal arts curriculum and dedicated teachers, lays the foundation for achievement in middle school, high school, and beyond.

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    Ten of the top twelve-ranked high schools in Arizona are BASIS Charter Schools. Our charter school network also includes some of the highest-ranked high schools in the nation.

    #1
    in Arizona High Schools


    BASIS CHANDLER


    #2 in Charter High Schools
    #4 in STEM High Schools
    #11 in National Rankings

    #2
    in Arizona High Schools


    BASIS ORO VALLEY


    #4 in Charter High Schools
    #12 in STEM High Schools
    #27 in National Rankings

    #4
    in Arizona High Schools


    BASIS SCOTTSDALE


    #5 in Charter High Schools
    #3 in STEM High Schools
    #29 in National Rankings

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