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Welcome to BASIS Baton Rouge Materra, home of the Gators!

Our tuition-free, public charter school serves students in grades K–8  that reside in the East Baton Rouge Parish School District. 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 BASIS Baton Rouge Materra is here to cultivate a love of learning, natural curiosity, and the desire to excel in your student. Their success is our success.

BASIS Baton Rouge Gators

7550 McCall Dr.
Baton Rouge, LA 70817
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(225) 308 7450

Office Hours: M-F, 7AM - 4PM

Upcoming Tours

Please reserve your place by registering for any upcoming tour/event.

No tours are scheduled at this time. If you would like to set up a tour please give us a call at (225) 308 7450.

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BASIS Baton Rouge Materra is a TUITION-FREE public charter school serving grades K-8. Anyone can attend, and everyone is welcome!

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School Leadership

Jared Lamb
Jared Lamb
Head of School

Jared began his career in education in 2002. He has served as a math and science teacher, as well as a school principal in New Orleans before joining BASIS Charter Schools in 2022.

  • BA, Science, Connecticut College

Debbie O'Connor Head of Operations
Debbie O'Connor
Head of Operations

Debbie has been with BASIS Charter Schools since 2017. She has 18 years of experience running nonprofits and small business. Her experience in education spans early childhood to adult education as well as workforce development.

  • MA, Psychology, McNeese State University
  • BS, Criminal Justice, McNeese State University 

Amanda-Marie Black
Amanda-Marie Black
Director of Student Affairs

Amanda-Marie has been with BASIS Charter Schools since 2014. Since joining BASIS Charter Schools she has been a teacher, Dean, and Director of Student Affairs. She is a Kansas native and has experience in the behavioral health and education fields. Her focus is in creating strong communities and relationships, starting with communication and collaboration.

  • BSD, Liberal Arts, University of Kansas

Lyndah Anderson
Lyndah Anderson
Director of Academic Programs

Lyndah began her career in education with BASIS Charter Schools in 2014. She has held the roles of Subject Expert Teacher and Director of Academic Programs.

  • BA, English Literature

Lori Augustine
Lori Augustine
Director of Curriculum and Instruction

Lori began her career in education in 2000 in Katy, Texas. She joined the BASIS Baton Rouge Materra family in 2021.

  • MEd, Elementary Education Curriculum and Instruction, University of Houston-Victoria
  • BS, Finance, University of New Orleans

BASIS Baton Rouge students

Open Enrollment is here!

The Open Enrollment period for BASIS Charter Schools in Louisiana is
October 19 — December 14, 2022.

The Open Enrollment Lottery will be run by the end of January.
  • Potential BASIS Baton Rouge students residing in East Baton Rouge Parish School District.
  • Waitlisted BASIS Baton Rouge applicants. Waitlisted applicants do not roll over to the next school year.
  • Current BASIS Baton Rouge students who wish to transfer to a different BASIS Baton Rouge Campus next school year.
  • Current BASIS Baton Rouge Primary – Mid City 5th grade students who wish to apply to 6th grade at BASIS Baton Rouge – Materra campus.

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