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School leader:  Tim Eyerman
410 8th Street
Washington, DC 20004

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BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), Career and Tech (vocational), Engineering...
  • Arts
    Graphics, Choir / Chorus, Jazz band...
  • World languages
    Chinese - Cantonese, Chinese - Mandarin, French, Latin...
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60 reviews

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Recent Comments


Overall:
Submitted by a parent · August 25, 2016
I would recommend asking a lot of questions before entering this school. It works for some students, it definitely doesn't work for others. The "rigorous" curriculum comes with some caveats, one being that it does not always have teachers... more

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Submitted by a parent · June 25, 2016
Basis Dc is an above and beyond great school because there is no limits on what you can learn. I know kids that took Algebra 1 in 5th grade. My son took precalculus in 8th grade. Compare to where we came from it is night and day. If you want to... more

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Submitted by a parent · October 07, 2015
This school makes 5th graders grow up entirely too fast. My child had no time to play outside after school because he was doing homework for hours. I had to sit and keep him on task the whole time because he was so tired since he was at school... more

Teacher effectiveness: Neutral
Submitted by a parent · October 06, 2015
I don't like that underclass students are given worksheets to work out of instead of real books

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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: September 20, 2016
Last modified BASIS DC is a Charter school that serves grades 5-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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