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Welcome to BASIS Peoria Primary, home of the Bumblebees!

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 Peoria Primary 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 Peoria Primary Bees

25950 N. Lake Pleasant Pkwy.
Peoria, AZ 85383
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(623) 251 1504

Office Hours: M-F, 7AM - 4:30PM
Summer Hours: 9AM - 3PM

School Leadership

Heidi Bruce, Director Of Student Affairs
Heidi Bruce
Head of School

Heidi began her career in education in 2010 and joined BASIS Charter Schools in 2017. She also has a strong background in business and management.

  • BA, Elementary Education with an emphasis in second language learners, Arizona State University

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Steven Moinester, Head Of Operations
Steven Moinester
Head of Operations

Steven began his career in education in 2007 and joined BASIS Charter Schools in 2017.

  • MBA, UCLA Anderson School of Management
  • MA, Asian Studies, Japanese Business and Industrial Structure, University of Hawaii, Manoa

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Kelly Urban
Kelly Urban
Director of Student Affairs

Kelly joined BASIS Peoria Primary in 2018 and has served in the roles of Director of Student Affairs, Curriculum Coordinator, and Dean. She started her teaching career as a dance instructor and was the Director of her own Studio. She has also worked as an elementary school teacher. Kelly taught for 20 years before entering Administration.

  • BS, Education, University of Nebraska

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Sarah Sunbury
Director of Academic Programs

Sarah began her career in education in 2004 and has taught kindergarten through grade 3. Since
joining BASIS Charter Schools in 2019 she has held the positions of Kindergarten Expert
Teacher, Grade 3 Learning Expert Teacher, and Dean of Students.

  • BA, Elementary Education with SEI and Early Childhood Endorsement

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