Welcome to BASIS Scottsdale Primary East, home of the Bullpups!
Our tuition-free, public charter school serves students in grades K-4. 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 BASIS Scottsdale Primary East is here to cultivate a love of learning, natural curiosity, and the desire to excel in your student. Their success is our success.
Head of School
Laney began her career in education in 2016. She is an Arizona native and joined BASIS Charter Schools at our Mesa campus in 2021. She has taught grades 1, 3, and 4 and acted as a primary school Dean and volleyball coach.
- MEd, Educational Leadership, Arizona State University/mesa
Head of Operations
Ms. Arroyo began her career in education in 2006. Originally from Texas, she has taught kindergarten and first grade, and held the roles of Instructional Coach, EL Coordinator and Dean of Students. She has been working at BASIS Scottsdale Primary East since 2018.
- MA, Elementary Education, University of New Mexico
- BA, Elementary Education, University of New Mexico
Director of Student Affairs
Mrs. Godart came to BASIS Charter Schools in 2015 after teaching grades K–3 for twelve years. Originally from France, she moved to the U.S. to work as an electrical engineer before becoming an educator. Since joining BASIS Charter Schools, she has held the positions of Dean and a Director of Student Affairs.
- MS, Electrical Engineering, INSA Toulouse
- Teacher Certifications, American Montessori Society
Director of Academic Programs
Ms. Castle started her career at BASIS Scottsdale Primary East in 2017 as a Kindergarten Teaching Fellow and then as an early education teacher. She has also served as the Dean before taking on the role of Director of Academic Programs. Ms. Castle is a USAF Veteran and served in the military police.
- Master of Social Work, University of Missouri
- BA, Social Psychology, Park University