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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: 2024 Best U.S. High School Rankings

  • #2 Phoenix, AZ Metro Area High School
  • #3 Arizona High School
  • #7 Charter High School in the U.S.
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10400 N. 128th St.
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
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(480) 451 7500

Office Hours: M-F, 7AM - 5PM
Summer Hours: 8AM - 2PM

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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

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Tamara Spitz
Head of Operations

Tamara has worked in education since 1990. After retiring and relocating to Scottsdale, she joined BASIS Charter Schools in 2023 as an Operations Director. She has over 25 years of teaching and administrator experience in both general and special education, ranging from elementary through high school in the New York state public and private education system. She has also owned a private tutoring business and spent a number of years in business and sales of educational products. Tamara holds multiple educator state certifications in both New York and Arizona.

  • MS Ed, Special Education, Dowling College, New York
  • BA, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
Eden Freeland
Director of Operations

Eden began her career in education in Arizona with the Mesa Public School District in 2018
before teaching internationally in Shenzhen, China and Moscow, Russia. Eden joined BASIS
Scottsdale in 2021.

  • BA; Writing, Rhetoric, and Literacies; Arizona State University

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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

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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

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Evan Rain
Director of Student Affairs

Evan joined BASIS Scottsdale in 2021 as a Dean of Students. Prior to working with BASIS Charter Schools, Evan taught grade 5 History and Language Arts and coached middle school track and cross country.

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

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