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Welcome to BASIS Baton Rouge Primary Mid City, home of the Bears!

Our tuition-free, public charter school serves students in grades K–5 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 Primary Mid City is here to cultivate a love of learning, natural curiosity, and the desire to excel in your student. Their success is our success.

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7921 Florida Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
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(225) 347 0209

Office Hours: M-F, 7AM - 4PM
Summer Hours: 9AM - 3PM

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Learn more about the BASIS Baton Rouge Mid City grades K-5 program including sample course listings and extracurricular activities.

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School Leadership

Rosalind Thompson, Head of School
Rosalind Thompson
Head of School

Rosalind joined BASIS Charter Schools in 2013 after a long career in large corporations. She has led 6 different BASIS Charter Schools across the country and is the founding Head of School for BASIS Baton Rouge Primary Mid City. She enjoys the city of Baton Rouge, the families, and especially the students.

  • BA, Sociology, Carroll University - Wisconsin

Andy Riewe
Andy Riewe
Head of Operations

Andy began his career in education in 2007. Originally from Texas, he has taught middle school math, acted as an elementary school Dean, and coached tennis. He has been with BASIS Charter Schools since 2019, serving both the Materra and Mid-City campuses.

  • BS in Liberal Arts, Excelsior College
  • State of Texas Certification for Core Subjects EC-6, Title 1 Master Teacher

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