How BASIS Charter Schools Stay Strong, Everywhere

Posted by BASIS.ed on April 3, 2020 at 10:42 AM

Our network retains its continuous commitment to high-level learning—even in newly necessary virtual classrooms

The K–12 network of BASIS Charter Schools is known for our commitment to providing world-class education to any student or family who wants our accelerated, college-preparatory program. Since 1998, the BASIS Charter School Curriculum has been guiding students to perform at the highest international levels, opening opportunities to find within our curriculum the subjects they love, and thus create and follow their own path. Aside from the nuts and bolts of the curriculum, delivered by experts in each discipline—our ‘secret sauce,’ as we often call it, is staying ahead of the curve.

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Is My Child Ready for Kindergarten at BASIS Charter Schools?

Posted by BASIS.ed on February 20, 2020 at 12:12 PM

The BASIS Charter School Curriculum has been encouraging students to reach high standards since the first school opened in 1998. We believe that greater expectations are key to better performance and achievement. As American inventor and automotive engineer Charles Kettering observed, “High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.” BASIS Charter Schools compel students to achieve more than traditionally expected.

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A Guide to BASIS Charter Schools Open Enrollment

Posted by BASIS.ed on October 16, 2019 at 6:00 AM

BASIS Charter Schools are public, non-selective, tuition-free schools of choice that serve grades K–12 and require no admissions testing. All students are welcome, as long as they are willing to work hard to reach high standards. Open Enrollment allows all interested applicants an equal opportunity for the available seats in the charter school of their choice.

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Tips for a Successful School Year

Posted by BASIS.ed on August 1, 2019 at 8:34 AM

Although the days are still long, the weather is still warm, and the pool is still calling our names, it is indeed time to go back to school.  The prospect of starting a new school year elicits many emotions for both students and parents—anticipation, anxiety, excitement, and optimism, among many others. At BASIS Charter Schools, we strive to make the transition from summer break to the new school year as smooth as possible, ensuring our students start the year off right. Here are some ways you can help your children have a successful first week of school, and rest of the year.

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Why Choose BASIS Charter Schools?

Posted by BASIS.ed on April 3, 2019 at 4:00 PM

As a parent you want your child to have the best education possible. However, quality education opportunities are not always accessible, depending on the school district and area you reside in. Fortunately, in recent years the school choice movement has taken great strides, empowering parents to determine the type of education that best fits their child’s individual needs by making additional schooling options available. In the public school sector, charter schools are amongst the most popular—Arizona alone has an estimated 535 charter schools enrolling about 177,600 students.1 So with so many charter school options, how do you know which one is best for your child?

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