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BASIS Scottsdale

10400 N 128th St, Scottsdale, AZ 85259 

 Basis Scottsdale is a charter school in Scottsdale, Arizona, run by Basis Schools. Michael and Olga Block founded the school in 2003. Since its founding, BASIS Scottsdale has emphasized our students’ scholarship and leadership while adhering to the highest international academic standards. Currently, BASIS Scottsdale provides an intellectually advanced education to students in grades five through twelve.


They meet these academic requirements thanks to their whole faculty and staff’s unwavering dedication to working together to provide a favorable academic environment for its hard working pupils. A setting in which students get the abilities they need to succeed throughout their academic careers.

BASIS Scottsdale’s extensive extracurricular programs provide students with opportunities for enrichment, interaction, and other activities outside of the classroom. To enroll in or engage in extracurricular activities, students must first maintain a solid academic status and excellent behavior.

Summer programs at BASIS Scottsdale attract a large number of kids. Students can enroll in athletics, academics, or activities like chess or robotics, depending on availability.

Basis Scottsdale is not selective because it is a publicly financed school. In 2017, however, there were a thousand people on the waiting list. The school has not historically provided a bus service, but school administration launched one in 2020, which many students utilize on a regular basis. Asian students are well-represented, accounting for 47% of the student body. Scottsdale has a 4.92 percent Asian population.

In Arizona, BASIS Scottsdale is rated fifth. Advanced Placement® courses and examinations are available for students. BASIS Scottsdale has a 100% participation rate in AP®. A total of 67 percent of minorities are enrolled. BASIS Scottsdale is BASIS Charter Schools Inc.’s lone high school.

It has 1,081 pupils in grades 5 through 12, with an 11 to 1 student-teacher ratio. State exam results show that 93 percent of kids are proficient in arithmetic and 91 percent are proficient in reading.

71 percent of students agree that they feel safe at school, 71 percent of students agree that they like their school and are happy there, 71 percent of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive, 36 percent of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy, and 71 percent of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 14 percent of students and parents agree that kids at this school are athletic, 78 percent say that teachers really care about their pupils, and 63 percent believe that there are lots of clubs and organizations for kids to join.

Phoenix, Arizona is blessed to be the home of many amazing public schools.  Here’s a short list of our favorites: 

  • BASIS Peoria
  • BASIS Chandler
  • BASIS Phoenix
  • BASIS Ahwatukee
  • Arizona College Prep Erie Campus
  • Tempe Preparatory Academy
  • Great Hearts Academies – Scottsdale Prep
  • BASIS Chandler Primary – North Campus

All of these wonderful public schools are located just a short distance from our location located at 7319 North 16th Street in Phoenix, Arizona! Stop by for a visit anytime!

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