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Welcome to BASIS Phoenix, home of the Firebirds!

Our tuition-free, public charter school serves students in grades 6–12. We are proud to be part of the BASIS Charter Schools network which has been providing world-class education since 1998. Each of our campuses follows a STEM-infused, liberal arts program designed to propel your student farther than they ever thought possible.

Everyone at the Phoenix 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

  • #4 Phoenix, AZ Metro Area High School
  • #6 Arizona High School
  • #10 Charter High School in the U.S.
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13231 N. 22nd St.
Phoenix, AZ 85022
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(602) 595 9870

Office Hours: M-F, 7AM - 5PM
Summer Hours: 8AM - 2PM

School Leadership

Susan Slayton
Susan Slayton
Head of School

Susan received a BS in elementary and early childhood education and a MEd specializing in critical thinking. She has 27 years of teaching experience and has been with BASIS Charter Schools since 2012.

  • MEd, Elementary Teaching and Training, Montclair State University
  • BS, Elementary and Kindergarten Education, Penn State University

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Stanley Muller
Head of Operations

Mr. Muller began his career in the engineering field but later switched to education in 2018. Mr. Muller has taught everything from algebra, geometry, science, and engineering. He describes being an educator as "the best job in the world".

  • Undergraduate degree in Applied Mathematics with a minor in Physics

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Andrea Sheffield, Director Of Academic Programs
Andrea I. Sheffield
Director of Student Affairs

Andrea has been with BASIS Phoenix since the school opened in 2012. She was part of the Student Affairs team before moving to Academic Programs in 2018 where she was responsible for scheduling, transcripts, report cards as well as our National Honor Society chapter, and our school library.

  • MA, Psychology in Education, Mary Lou Fulton Institute & Graduate School of Education at Arizona State University
  • BS, Family and Human Development, Arizona State University

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