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Welcome to BASIS Scottsdale Primary West, home of the Dalmatians!

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 West is here to cultivate a love of learning, natural curiosity, and the desire to excel in your student. Their success is our success.

BASIS Scottsdale Primary West Dalmatian

7496 E. Tierra Buena Ln.
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
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(480) 900 1858

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

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BASIS Scottsdale Primary West is a tuition-free public charter school serving grades K–4. Anyone can attend, and everyone is welcome!

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School Leadership

Taylor Schuetz Director of Student Affairs
Taylor Welty
Head of School

Taylor has served at multiple BASIS Charter School campuses in Arizona since joining in 2012. She has been a teacher, Special Education Coordinator, Dean of Students, Director of Student Affairs and Head of School.

  • MEd, Instructional School Leadership K-12, Northern Arizona University
  • BS, Speech-Language Pathology and Disability Studies, Northern Arizona University

Adrian Buta
Adrian Buta
Head of Operations

Adrian joined BASIS Charter Schools in 2018 having previously worked in the field of manufacturing and operations for 25 years.

Brittany Slugh
Brittany Slugh
Director of Student Affairs

Brittany began her career with BASIS Charter Schools in 2017 at BASIS Chandler Primary North as a Learning Expert Teacher. She served as the Dean of Students at BASIS Scottsdale Primary West in its inaugural year before transitioning into the Student Affairs role.

  • BS, Family Studies and Human Development, University of Arizona

Amy Lonberger
Amy Lonberger
Director of Academic Programs

Amy joined BASIS Charter Schools in 2019 as a Math & Science Subject Expert Teacher for grade 1. She has previous experience teaching math and served as an administrator in California.

  • BS, Human Services and Management, University of Phoenix

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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.