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Welcome to BASIS Peoria, home of the Scorpions!

Our tuition-free, public charter school serves students in grades 5–12. 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 Peoria campus is here to cultivate a love of learning, natural curiosity, and a desire to excel in your student. Their success is our success.

U.S. News & World Report: 2022 Best U.S. High School Rankings

  • #6 in Charter High Schools
  • #5 in STEM High Schools
  • #30 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 Peoria Scorpion

9902 W. Yearling Rd.
Peoria, AZ 85383
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(623) 566 9100

Office Hours: M-F, 7AM - 5:30PM

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BASIS Peoria is a TUITION-FREE public charter school serving grades 5–12. Anyone can attend, and everyone is welcome!

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School Leadership

Melissa Rankin, Director of Academic Programs
Melissa Rankin
Head of School
Becky Trower, Head of Operations
Becky Trower
Head of Operations
  • MA, Middle Eastern Studies, University of Texas, Austin
  • BS, Anthropology/Geography, California State Polytechnic University-Pomona

becky.trower@basised.com

Aaron Poggi, Director Of Academic Programs
Aaron Poggi
Director of Student Affairs
Marissa Dooley
Marissa Dooley
Director of Academic Programs

Marissa started with BASIS in 2018, teaching Chemistry, however she has also taught Biology and AP Psychology. Before becoming Dean in 2021 she was the OCi mentor for 5th grade Science. Marissa started her current role in 2022.

  • BS Chemistry – Mount Mary University

marissa.dooley@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.