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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Head of School
Marissa has more than two decades of experience as a teacher and administrator. Prior to moving into the Head of School role, she was the SPED Coordinator at BASIS Baton Rouge Materra. Marissa has incredible depth of knowledge and understanding of the BASIS Charter School Curriculum. Before joining BASIS Charter Schools in 2021, she worked as the Dean of Curriculum, and was responsible for: SPED coordination, business operations, state documentation submissions, and curricular overview as well as teaching for other school systems in the Baton Rouge area.
- MBA with concentration in Healthcare Administration
- BS, Kinesiology, Louisiana State University
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
Director of Academic Programs
Amai joined BASIS Charter Schools in 2023 as the Director of Academic Programs. She is an experienced educator having worked as an Instructional Coach providing academic support to multiple sites within Baton Rouge. In that role she was a program coordinator, professional development facilitator, and was responsible for state reporting and district data analysis. While serving as a classroom teacher, Amai was both a lead teacher and a mentor teacher.
- MEd, Educational Leadership, Southeastern Louisiana University
- BS, Elementary Education, Southeastern Louisiana University
Director of Student Affairs
Monica Perry joined BASIS Charter Schools in 2023 as the Director of Student Affairs. She is a seasoned school administrator who has served as an assistant principal for the past six years. Prior that she served as an ESL specialist, math specialist, middle school math teacher, and as the school improvement team's chairperson.
- MEd, Administration and Supervision, University of Phoenix
- BS, Special Education, Jackson State University