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Welcome to BASIS Chandler Primary South, home of the Bobcat Cub!

Our tuition-free, public charter school serves students in grades K–4. 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 BASIS Chandler Primary South Campus is here to cultivate a love of learning, natural curiosity, and the desire to excel in your student. Their success is our success.

BASIS Chandler South mascot - The Bobcat Cub

204 W. Chandler Heights Rd.
Chandler, AZ 85248
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(480) 494 2200

Office Hours: M-F, 7AM - 4:30 PM

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BASIS Chandler Primary South is a tuition-free public charter school serving grades K–4. Anyone can attend, and everyone is welcome!

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School Leadership

Christen Wolcott
Christen Wolcott
Head of School

Christen joined BASIS Mesa in 2018 and served as the K–12 Director of Academic Programs before joining BASIS Chandler Primary South in that same role. Shortly afterward she became the Head of School. Christen has 20+ years of experience in elementary and post-secondary education.

  • MEd, Early Childhood Education, Northern Arizona University
  • BA, Liberal Studies, California Lutheran University

christen.wolcott@basised.com

Mel Ozuna
Melissa Ozuna
Head of Operations

Melissa joined BASIS Charter Schools in 2017. She held the role of Operations Director for BASIS Tucson North and BASIS Mesa before transferring to BASIS Chandler Primary South.

  • BA, Liberal Arts and Business Administration, University of Arizona
  • Yale School of Management- Executive Women's Leadership Program

melissa.ozuna@basised.com

Brittania McCarron
Brittania McCarron
Director of Student Affairs

Brittania began her career in education as a Special Education Teacher. She joined BASIS Charter Schools in 2016 as the Upper School Dean for BASIS Ahwatukee before transitioning to the Director of Student Affairs at BASIS Chandler Primary South in 2018.

  • BA, Special Education, Arizona State University

brittania.mccarron@basised.com

Devin Santillan
Devin Santillan
Director of Academic Programs

Devin has been teaching since 2011. She taught third grade in Texas before moving to Arizona and joining BASIS Charter Schools. Devin held the role of grade 3 Learning Expert Teacher for eight years before transitioning into her current role of Director of Academic Programs.

  • BA, Elementary Education, LeTourneau University

devin.santillan@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.