BASIS schools offer students something no other American public school does: An education that prepares them according to the highest, most rigorous international standards. Our schools have been ranked consistently among the best schools in the United States — and the world.
In our K–4 program, students are not just taught content, but the necessary skills of organization, time management, and study habits. The curriculum includes a wide array of classes ranging from English and Math/Science to Mandarin, Physical Education (both traditional and Kenpo), Music, Drama, and Art.
The BASIS legacy schools in Scottsdale and Tucson are consistently recognized as having some of the finest high school programs in the country, and have been highly ranked by U.S. News and World Report, Newsweek, and The Washington Post. Students take honors and Advanced Placement (AP) courses as early as 8th grade. These College Board courses and exams are now recognized and valued by more than 90 percent of the universities and colleges in the country, as well as many prestigious universities overseas.