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Welcome to BASIS Tucson North, home of the Kestrels!

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. Each of our campuses follows a STEM-infused, liberal arts program designed to guide your student farther than they ever thought possible.

Everyone at the Tucson North campus is here to cultivate a love of learning, natural curiosity, and a 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
  • #15 in STEM High Schools
  • #54 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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5740 E. River Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85750
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(520) 207 0076

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

Upcoming Tours

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No tours are scheduled at this time. If you would like to set up a tour please give us a call at (520) 207 0076.

School Brochure

Learn more about the BASIS Chandler grades 5-12 program including sample course listings, extracurricular activities and senior projects.

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School Leadership

Monika Mendoza
Monika Mendoza
Head of School
  • MEd, Educational Leadership, Northern Arizona University

monika.mendoza@basised.com

Weston Akins, Head of Operations
Weston Akins
Head of Operations
  • BS, Mathematics, University of Arizona

weston.akins@basised.com

Linda Swango, Director of Upper School Programs
Linda Swango
Director of Student Affairs
  • BA, Elementary Education
  • MA, Language, Reading and Culture, University of Arizona

linda.swango@basised.com