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
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Head of School
Head of Operations
- MA, Middle Eastern Studies, University of Texas, Austin
- BS, Anthropology/Geography, California State Polytechnic University-Pomona
Director of Student Affairs
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