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: 2023–24 Best U.S. High School Rankings
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
Head of Operations
Lyndsay began her career in education in Texas in 2001, where she taught high school Biology, and coached soccer and volleyball. She joined BASIS Charter Schools in 2013 at BASIS Ahwatukee and served as the Dean of Students, Director of Student Affairs, and Director of Academic Programs.
- BS, Biology, Lees-McRae College
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
Director of Student Affairs
Lori began her career in education in 2008 and has experience teaching grades 1, 3, 4, 5, and 7. She has been a mentor teacher for multiple student teachers from ASU’s i-Teach program and also from NAU’s teacher program. Prior to teaching she owned and operated a retail business.
- BS, Business Management, Arizona State University
- Teacher Certification, Rio Salado College