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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: 2024 Best U.S. High School Rankings

  • #1 High School in the U.S.
  • #1 Arizona High School
  • #1 Charter High School in the U.S.
BASIS Peoria Scorpion

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

Office Hours: M-F, 7AM - 5:30PM
Summer Hours: 7AM - 1PM

School Leadership

Leslee Briggs
Leslee Briggs
Head of School
  • BS, General Business and Agricultural Education, University of Arizona
  • MS, Educational Technology, Northern Arizona University

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Becky Trower
Becky Trower
Head of Operations

Becky joined BASIS Charter Schools in 2012 as an Administrative Assistant. She’s been the Head of Operations for. BASIS Peoria since 2015 and she has also held the roles of Physical Geography teacher, Auxiliary Programs Coordinator, and Director of Academic Programs.

  • MA, Middle Eastern Studies, University of Texas-Austin
  • BS, Anthropology/Geography, California State Polytechnic University-Pomona

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Marissa Dooley
Marissa Dooley
Director of Academic Programs

Marissa joined BASIS Charter Schools in 2018 as a chemistry teacher. She has also taught biology and AP Psychology and held the roles of Dean and OCi mentor for grade 5 science.

  • BS, Chemistry, Mount Mary University

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Dr. Brandon Oliveira
Director of Student Affairs
Brandon joined BASIS Peoria as a Dean of Students and then moved to his current position.
  • Doctorate - Doctor of Strategic Leadership, Liberty University.
  • M.S. - Special Operations / Low-Intensity Conflict - Naval Postgraduate School
  • M.S. - Criminal Justice - Andrew Jackson University
  • B.A. - Sociology (Criminology) - University of Montana

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