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1,265 students|Basis School Inc.
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School leader:  Elizabeth Thies
11155 N. Oracle Rd.
Oro Valley, AZ 85737

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(520) 308-5220
(520) 308-5078
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"Nationally-Ranked. Internationally-Acclaimed."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    None
  • Transportation
    None
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Engineering, Humanities, Mathematics, Music...
  • Arts
    None, Band, Chamber music, Choir / Chorus...
  • World languages
    Chinese - Mandarin, French, Latin, Spanish
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Effective school leaders: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a parent · February 08, 2017
Some administrators are good and do their best. Others are minimalists. And some just tell you what you want to hear but then don't follow through on what they've promised. Overall, I don't trust the administration, and I don't think that they... more

Teacher effectiveness: Neutral
Submitted by a parent · January 30, 2017
It's hard to rate "teachers" on this question b/c there is a wide range of talent at the school. Some teachers are fantastic, whereas some are just OK. Some teachers are hyper-defensive when parents make inquiries. Between the defensiveness and... more

Handles bullying effectively: Neutral
Submitted by a parent · December 16, 2016
The school does what it can if teachers/administrators have proof. The problem is that many kids have self-entitled attitudes and are sneaky in their meanness. Having had kids in different grades, we've found that some cohorts are much nicer than... more

Supports LD students: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a parent · October 28, 2016
At the primary school, there has been turn over with the special services coordinator. The school can't seem to keep people in the position for long. The school's approach is that your child has to basically fail a grade before it will do much to... more

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About this school

The mission of BASIS charter schools is to empower students to achieve at globally competitive levels with a transformative K–12 academic program.

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Last modified: February 8, 2017
Last modified BASIS Oro Valley is a Charter school that serves grades 5-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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