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Welcome to BASIS Prescott, home of the Coyotes!

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

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

  • #19 in Charter High Schools
  • #14 in STEM High Schools
  • #81 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 Prescott Coyotes

1901 Prescott Lakes Pkwy.
Prescott, AZ 86301
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(928) 277 0334

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

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Learn more about the BASIS Prescott grades K-12 program including sample course listings and extracurricular activities.

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School Leadership

Abby McCarty
Abby McCarty
Head of School

Abby began her education career in 2002 and has been with BASIS Prescott since opening in 2014. She has served as teacher, Dean, and Head of School. Abby is also a proud BASIS Charter School parent and has been part of the Prescott community for many years.

  • MEd, Curriculum and Instruction
  • BS, Ecology and Environmental Biology

abby.mccarty@basised.com

Brittany Propp
Brittany Propp
Head of Operations

Originally from the Midwest, Brittany began her career in education in 2002. She has worked in international, adjudicated, special needs, and a range of core education establishments. Brittany has been a director and a Head of School since joining BASIS Charter Schools in 2013.

  • MS, Education
  • BA, Psychology, Purdue University

brittany.propp@basised.com

Elizabeth Andrews
Elizabeth Andrews
Director of Student Affairs

Elizabeth began her career in education in 2012. Originally from Washington, she has taught preschool, third and fourth grade, and has served as a Dean and Director. She joined the BASIS Prescott family in 2014.

  • BS, Early Childhood and Elementary Education, Warner Pacific University

elizabeth.andrews@basised.com

Amber Ohnemus
Amber Ohnemus
Director of Academic Programs

Amber began her career in education in 2012. Originally from Washington, she has primarily taught fourth grade and has been a coordinator in various roles. Amber joined BASIS Charter Schools in 2019.

  • BS, Elementary Education, Arizona Christian University

amber.ohnemus@basised.com

Diane Smith
Diane Smith
Director of Upper School Program

Diane joined BASIS Charter Schools in 2016. Prior to becoming the Director of Upper School Programs, she held the role of College Counselor. Before joining the BASIS Prescott family, Diane worked at Embry Riddle planning student life activities, managing student employees, and working with the admissions department.

  • BS, Business Administration, University of California Riverside

diane.smith@basised.com

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Interested in attending BASIS Charter Schools?

Now Accepting Applications.

The Open Enrollment Lottery will be run by the end of January.
  • 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.