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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: 2022 Best U.S. High School Rankings

  • #13 in Charter High Schools
  • #187 in STEM High Schools
  • #66 in National Rankings
National rankings: BASIS Ahwatukee: #56, BASIS Chandler: #11, BASIS Flagstaff: #42, BASIS Mesa: #66, BASIS Oro Valley:  #27, BASIS Peoria: #30, BASIS Phoenix: #58, BASIS Prescott: #81, BASIS Scottsdale: #29, BASIS Tucson North: #54, BASIS Washington, DC: #274
National Charter Rankings: BASIS Ahwatukee: #10, BASIS Chandler: #2, BASIS Flagstaff: #7, BASIS Mesa: #13, BASIS Oro Valley: #4, BASIS Peoria: #6, BASIS Phoenix: #12, BASIS Prescott: #19, BASIS Scottsdale: #5, BASIS Tucson North: #9, BASIS Washington, DC:  #68
National STEM Rankings: BASIS Ahwatukee: #64, BASIS Chandler: #4, BASIS Flagstaff: #77, BASIS Mesa: #187, BASIS Oro Valley: #12, BASIS Peoria: #5, BASIS Phoenix: #16, BASIS Prescott: #14, BASIS Scottsdale: #3, BASIS Tucson North: #15
BASIS Mesa Supernova

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

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

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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

christopher.lester@basised.com

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

tyler.williams@basised.com

Kristen Walker
Kristen Walker
Director of Primary Programs

Kristen joined the BASIS Mesa team in 2022 . She has 17+ years of experience in education, having taught all content areas for grades 4–12 and been an administrator at both elementary and high school levels.

  • MA and BS, Elementary Education, Northern Arizona University
  • MA, Administration and Leadership, Northern Arizona University

kristen.walker@basised.com

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

sara.kubiak@basised.com

Beverly Hackett
Beverly Hackett
Director of Upper School Program

Beverly joined BASIS Mesa in 2018 as the Dean of Students for grades 5–8. She moved into the role of Director of Student Affairs in 2020. Prior to joining BASIS Charter Schools, she taught math in the public school system for 8 years.

  • MA, Elementary Education, University of Phoenix
  • BA, Human Services Business Management, University of Phoenix

beverly.hackett@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.