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Welcome to BASIS Charter Schools

The #1 tuition-free public school network in the U.S.

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Limited Seats Available for 2024–2025

Help your child reach the school of their dreams! Apply now through our online portal.


It's Enrollment Season!

Apply for the 2024–25 School Year

Nov 15 – Dec 15

Nov 1 – Dec 13

Oct 9 – Dec 15

Dec 11

Lottery application opens

Feb 1

Application deadline (Grades 9–12)

Mar 1

Application deadline (Grades 5–8)

BASIS Charter Schools are consistently ranked among the best high schools in the U.S.


of the top 20 charter high schools in the nation
U.S. News & World Report, 2023

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Average merit aid earned by a 2023 BASIS Charter School graduate


Average SAT® score
The College Board, 2023

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BASIS Charter School graduates accepted to a Top 100 National University or National Liberal Arts College
U.S. News & World Report, 2023

Globally Competitive
K–12 Education

BASIS Charter School students consistently outscore their peers across the globe. Results from the OECD Test for Schools (based on PISA), an exam taken by students in more than 70 countries, show that BASIS Charter School students outperform students from every other educational system.

2022 OECD Test for Schools (Based on PISA)

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Conveniently Located Campuses

With 39 schools and counting across the U.S., an award-winning BASIS Charter School is within reach.

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