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Welcome to BASIS Mesa, home of the Supernovas!

Our tuition-free, public charter school serves students in grades K–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 Mesa 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

  • #13 Charter High School in the U.S.
  • #53 STEM High School in the U.S.
  • #62 Best High School in the Nation
BASIS Mesa Supernova

5010 S. Eastmark Pkwy.
Mesa, AZ 85212
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(602) 239 4807

Office Hours: M-F, 7AM - 5PM

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BASIS Mesa is a TUITION-FREE public charter school serving grades K–12. Anyone can attend, and everyone is welcome!

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School Leadership

Christopher Lester
Christopher Lester
Head of School

Christopher has been a part of the BASIS Charter Schools family since 2013. He has held both teaching and administrative roles at BASIS Scottsdale and BASIS Mesa.

  • BS, Geography, Arizona State University

Tyler Williams
Tyler Williams
Head of Operations

Tyler has held the positions of Vice President of Administration and Vice President of Operations in the construction and health care sectors. He appreciates BASIS Mesa's team-oriented environment, the focus on achievement and the high degree of professionalism.

  • BA, Liberal Studies, Graceland University

Sara Kubiak
Sara Kubiak
Director of Academic Programs 6-12

A Phoenix native, Sara has been with BASIS Mesa since 2015. She taught math for grades 7–12 before moving into the Director of Academic Programs for grades 6–12.

  • BA, Mathematics, Arizona State University

Ryan Maxa
Ryan Maxa
Director of Student Affairs

Ryan joined the BASIS Mesa team in 2020 as the Dean of Students for grades 5–8. He transitioned into Director of Student Affairs for Upper School in 2023. Prior to joining BASIS Mesa, Ryan was a leader, teacher, and coach at various charter schools.

  • MBA, Business Administration, Anderson University
  • BSBA, Sport Management, Gardner-Webb University

Andrena Meeks
Director of Student Affairs

Andrena joined the BASIS Mesa team in 2023. She has 16+ years of experience in education— including teacher, instructional coach, curriculum development, and program development.

  • MA, Curriculum and Instruction, Arizona State University
  • BA, Political Science, University of Colorado