Details overview

Hours 07:00 AM - 05:00 PM
School leader Stephanie Terrell
District Basis School Inc.
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school College preparatory
STEM
Coed/Single-gender Mixto

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning BASIS.ed has raised the standards of American education to the highest international levels for 18 years. We hire bright, passionate teachers to support any student who wants our world-acclaimed, AP-infused, STEM-focused liberal arts curriculum. Our 23 schools are listed among the nation’s best by any measure — rankings, AP and PISA/OECD testing, National Merit Scholarships, college admissions, and merit aid — because we treat the classroom as sacrosanct, and teach students to love learning.
Academic themes / Areas of focus Engineering
Humanities
Mathematics
Music
Performing arts
Science
Technology
Visual arts
World languages
Writing

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
6
Music
including: Chamber music
22
AP Classes
including: Human Geography
4
Languages
including: French
Music Band
Chamber music
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Orchestra
Performing & written arts Drama
Improv
Career and Tech programs None
Media arts None
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Sculpture
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
French
Latin
Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered None
AP classes offered Art History
Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Chemistry
Computer Science A
English Language and Composition
English Literature and Composition
Environmental Science
European History
Human Geography
Macroeconomics
Microeconomics
Physics 1: Algebra-Based
Physics 2: Algebra-Based
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
Physics C: Mechanics
Psychology
Studio Art: Drawing
United States Government and Politics
United States History
World History

Support

1
Facilities
including: Cafeteria
Facilities Cafeteria
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Tutoring
College preparation resources College/career counseling
College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
Special education programs Inclusive classroom

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 67% 3%
White 22% 41%
Hispanic 5% 44%
Two or more races 4% 2%
Black 1% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 47% 49%
Male 53% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

3
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
4
Boys Sports
including: Swimming
8
Clubs
including: Math club
Girls sports Basketball
Swimming
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Soccer
Swimming
Volleyball
Clubs Arts and crafts
Chess club
Math club
Mock trial competition club
Model UN
National Honor Society (NHS)
Science club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 07:30 AM
After school end time 05:30 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Organize fundraising events
Approach to addressing and preventing bullying We have zero tolerance for any and all forms of harassment and bullying. This type of behavior is strictly prohibited and will result in severe disciplinary consequences up to and including expulsion.

Awards

Academic award #2 Most Challenging High School in America -The Washington Post.
Year received 2015
Academic award Teacher of the Year -Dr. Patricia Pearson
Year received 2014

Teachers

2
Staff
including: Assistant principal
Staff Assistant principal
College counselor

Neighborhood

Transportation options None

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Open Enrollment takes place in November and December for the following school year. This is the time for all interested families to apply for a spot in our enrollment lottery. Open Enrollment for the 2016–2017 year has ended, but we accept applications year-round so you can apply to the BASIS charter school of your choice any time.
Learn more Http://enrollbasis.com/az
Ways to enroll/attend this school Apply to the school
Application requirements Application
Application submission begins 11/14/2016
Application deadline 12/14/2016

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2013-2014
Students by group NCES, 2013-2014