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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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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

Andy has 26 years of experience as an educator and has also served as a principal, assistant principal, and dean in addition to coaching high school soccer and directing musicals. He has been with BASIS Charter Schools since 2020.

  • MEd Leadership, Educational Leadership, Grand Canyon University
  • BA English, The Ohio State 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

Chad began his career in education in 2010 and joined BASIS Charter Schools in 2016. He has held the roles of Upper School Dean, Director of Student Affairs for the Lower School, and Director of Academic Programs.

  • BS, Psychology, Northern Arizona University

chadwick.carey@basised.com

Kimberley Hunt Director Of Academic Programs
Kimberley Hunt
Director of Planning and Instruction

Kimberley joined BASIS Charter Schools in 2012. She taught AP European and World History, AP Research, Classics, and Capstone courses and she's also served as Director of Academic Programs and Head of Operations at BASIS Chandler and BASIS Scottsdale.

  • MA, History, Sacramento State University
  • BA, History, University of Oregon

kimberley.hunt@basised.com

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