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Is Your Child Ready for More?

Posted by BASIS.ed on September 15, 2020 at 1:00 PM

BASIS Charter Schools offer a nationally acclaimed curriculum that challenges and engages students

All students deserve to have an engaging and fulfilling educational experience. At BASIS Charter Schools, we inspire students to love learning and empower them to achieve academically at internationally competitive levels. We believe that every student can succeed when provided with a challenging curriculum and the proper amount of support and guidance. BASIS Charter School teachers set high expectations and engage students in a rigorous course of study designed to push their academic boundaries and motivate them to master advanced material. Our teachers celebrate student success and encourage students to expand their academic horizons and think in new and different ways. They instill in students the ability to view difficult problems as challenges, and to learn from their mistakes. By the time they graduate, BASIS Charter School students have the knowledge, tools, and confidence to make a difference in the real world

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Topics: For Parents

A Guide to BASIS Charter Schools Open Enrollment

Posted by BASIS.ed on September 10, 2020 at 12:00 PM

BASIS Charter Schools are open-enrollment, tuition-free public charter schools, serving students in grades K–12 on 29 campuses in our nationwide network. All students* are welcome, with no admission testing required, and intelligent, passionate, supportive teachers disseminating the acclaimed BASIS Charter School Curriculum. Our students quickly learn to love learning, which catalyzes hard work and high levels of achievement.

The Open Enrollment period allows all interested students and families an equal opportunity for available seats at the BASIS Charter School campus or campuses of their choice.

*as permitted within local district regulations

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Topics: For Parents

Is My Child Ready for Kindergarten at BASIS Charter Schools?

Posted by BASIS.ed on September 8, 2020 at 4:38 PM

The BASIS Charter School Curriculum has been raising the standards of student learning to the highest international levels since the network’s first school opened in 1998. Our co-founders knew that augmenting expectations is a key to learning at a high level and sustaining academic achievement. The passionate teachers at BASIS Charter Schools, coupled with our unique curriculum, compel students to achieve more than traditionally expected.

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Topics: For Parents

A Seamless Transition: Moving from Grade 3 to Grade 4

Posted by BASIS.ed on August 10, 2020 at 2:00 PM

The primary school years are some of the most formative in a student’s academic and social development. However, there are some significant transitions that students must make, and be prepared for, during these years. One such transition occurs when students move from grade 3 to grade 4. In grade 3, students master basic concepts and skills, while in grade 4, students are required to think critically, problem-solve, and work independently. At BASIS Charter Schools, our primary school program focuses on building solid academic foundations while teaching and reinforcing fundamental skills, such as critical thinking, organization, and time management. By the time students finish grade 3, they have fully mastered the concepts and skills needed to make a seamless transition into grade 4.

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Topics: For Everyone, BASIS San Antonio Northeast

The Transition Years

Posted by BASIS.ed on May 27, 2020 at 10:02 AM

Grades 4-5 at BASIS Charter Schools

Far from the wide-eyed children they were in kindergarten, yet not quite middle schoolers experiencing a new sense of independence, students in grades 4–5 often find themselves in a state of in-between. At BASIS Charter Schools, we consider grades 4–5 to be transition years, and we scaffold our approach with students accordingly. Students begin to increase their academic independence, require less guidance from teachers, master more challenging content, and become accountable for their work. They even begin to research, plan, and revise larger projects on their own. Students in grades 4–5 at BASIS Charter Schools learn essential skills that will help them achieve success in middle school and high school.

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Topics: BASIS San Antonio Northeast