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Welcome to BASIS Scottsdale, home of the Bulldogs!

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 Scottsdale 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

  • #5 in Charter High Schools
  • #3 in STEM High Schools
  • #29 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
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10400 N. 128th St.
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
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(480) 451 7500

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

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Learn more about the BASIS Scottsdale grades 5-12 program including sample course listings and extracurricular activities.

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School Leadership

Tyler Garvey
Tyler Garvey
Head of School

Tyler Garvey began his career in education in 2007. He joined BASIS Scottsdale in 2011 as a middle and high school math teacher. He has also served as Director of Academic Programs, helped pilot the new Algebra 1 curriculum, served as the faculty advisor for NHS, and coached the track team.

  • BS, Mathematics, University of Colorado

tyler.garvey@basised.com

Andy Oches
Andy Oches
Head of Operations
  • MEd Leadership, Grand Canyon University
  • BA English, Ohio State University
  • Teaching Certification, Ohio Dominican University

andrew.oches@basised.com

Paul Flores
Paul Flores
Director of Student Affairs

Paul joined BASIS Scottsdale in 2017 as a grade 7 History Subject Expert Teacher. During his time at BASIS Scottsdale, Mr. Flores has also taught Spanish 7 and AP U.S. History, as well as being the head coach for the Junior High Coed, Junior High Boys, and Varsity Boys soccer teams.

  • MEd, Grand Canyon University
  • BS, Political Science, Arizona State University

paul.flores@basised.com

Chadwick Carey Director Of Student Affairs
Chadwick Carey
Director of Academic Programs
  • BS, Psychology, Northern Arizona University

chadwick.carey@basised.com

Evan Cain
Evan Cain
Lower School Director of Student Affairs

Evan served as the lower school Dean of Students at BASIS Scottsdale before transitioning into his role as the lower school Director of Student Affairs. Before joining BASIS Charter Schools in 2021, Evan was a grade 5 history and language arts teacher and middle school cross-country coach.

  • BA, Biblical Studies and Honors Humanities, Azusa Pacific University Honors College

evan.cain@basised.com

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Open Enrollment for 23-24 is Underway

The Open Enrollment period for BASIS Charter Schools in Arizona is
November 9 — December 14, 2022.

  • 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.