Why Mandarin?

Posted by BASIS.ed on June 4, 2018 at 3:22 PM

When families begin learning about our program, they often ask us the same question: “Why do we teach Mandarin to kindergartners?"

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Topics: For Everyone, For Parents

Reaching International Standards of Academic Achievement

Posted by BASIS.ed on March 30, 2018 at 10:45 AM

How one student sought to challenge her academic boundaries at BASIS Prescott

Caroline Dixon grew somewhat bored at her middle school, and she knew she wanted a different kind of experience for high school. Caroline was looking for a challenge, something that would push the boundaries of her intellectual ability to help her grow as a scholar, and as a person. That’s why Caroline chose BASIS Prescott.

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Topics: For Everyone

A Chat with a BASIS Charter School Parent

Posted by BASIS.ed on November 29, 2017 at 1:40 PM

Interviewee – David Hubalik, BASIS Chandler Primary South kindergarten parent, and an Associate Vice President of BASIS charter schools

What led you to choose a BASIS charter school for your child?

Well I work here [laughter], so there is an obvious admiration for the mission. Also, the two-teacher model, I’m a huge advocate of efficiency. When you have two teachers working in tandem, where they complement each other… it decreases burnout, it decreases workload, which inevitably is going to make them better at what they do.

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Topics: For Parents

What is a Waitlist?

Posted by BASIS.ed on September 13, 2017 at 1:04 PM

The lingo associated with applying to charter schools can sometimes be overwhelming. What is Open Enrollment? What is a lottery? What is a waitlist? We're here to help you navigate the process. This article will focus on waitlists, but you should check out our lottery and Open Enrollment posts as well!

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Topics: For Parents

What is a Charter School Enrollment Lottery?

Posted by BASIS.ed on September 13, 2017 at 12:55 PM

The lingo associated with applying to charter schools can sometimes be overwhelming. What is Open Enrollment? What is a lottery? What is a waitlist? We're here to help you navigate the process. This article will focus on lotteries, but you should check out our Open Enrollment and waitlistposts as well!

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Topics: For Parents

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