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Welcome to BASIS Ahwatukee, home of the Mustangs!

Our tuition-free, public charter school serves students in grades 4–12. We are proud to be part of the BASIS Charter Schools network which has been providing world-class education since 1998. Our campuses follow a STEM-infused, liberal arts program designed to propel your student farther than they ever thought possible.

Everyone at the Ahwatukee campus is here to cultivate a love of learning, natural curiosity, and the desire to excel in your student. Their success is our success.

U.S. News & World Report: 2022 Best U.S. High School Rankings

  • #10 in Charter High Schools
  • #64 in STEM High Schools
  • #56 in National Rankings
National rankings: BASIS Ahwatukee: #56, BASIS Chandler: #11, BASIS Flagstaff: #42, BASIS Mesa: #66, BASIS Oro Valley:  #27, BASIS Peoria: #30, BASIS Phoenix: #58, BASIS Prescott: #81, BASIS Scottsdale: #29, BASIS Tucson North: #54, BASIS Washington, DC: #274
BASIS Ahwatukee Mustang

10210 S. 50th Pl.
Phoenix, AZ 85044
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(480) 659 2294

Office Hours: M-F, 7AM - 5PM

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School Brochure

Learn more about the BASIS Ahwatukee grades 4-12 program including sample course listings and extracurricular activities.

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School Leadership

Nicole Quillan
Nicole Quillan
Head of School

Nicole has 30+ years of experience in education. Originally from Wisconsin, she is a certified teacher who has taught pre-school, AP Spanish, and middle school math. She joined BASIS Ahwatukee in 2013 as a teacher and held the role of Director of Student Affairs.

  • BA, Spanish, University of Wisconsin-Platteville

nicole.quillan@basised.com

Lyndsay Rogers, Director of Student Affairs
Lyndsay Rogers
Head of Operations
  • BS, Biology, Lees-McRae College

lyndsay.rogers@basised.com

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Kelsey Hilfigure
Director of Student Affairs
Nick Tessari
Nick Tessari
Director of Academic Programs

Nick has worked in education since 2014 and has been with BASIS Ahwatukee since 2016. He has taught middle and high school English, coached Speech and Debate, and acted as both a mentor teacher and a curriculum developer.

  • BS, Adolescent to Young Adult Education, Bowling Green University

nick.tessari@basised.com

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Open Enrollment for 23-24 is Underway

The Open Enrollment period for BASIS Charter Schools in Arizona is
November 9 — December 14, 2022.

  • Potential BASIS Charter School students.
  • Waitlisted BASIS Charter School applicants. Waitlisted applications do not roll over to the next school year.
  • Current BASIS Charter School students who wish to transfer to a different BASIS Charter School campus.
  • Current BASIS Charter School students who will complete the highest grade offered at their current BASIS Charter School and wish to apply to the next grade level at another BASIS Charter School or a designated BASIS affiliate school.

*Current BASIS Charter School students who wish to continue at the same campus will not complete an application at this time. The re-enrollment process occurs in the Spring for all currently enrolled students.