The 2016–17 school year was a strong one for BASIS Flagstaff. We ranked #5 on The Washington Post‘s Most Challenging High School list for 2017, saw our boys’ varsity basketball team qualify in the semifinal round of the regional tournament, and our AP Exam pass rate rise to 86 percent. Our third and fourth grade students demonstrated fantastic participation in our first annual Read-a-Thon, we sent our first student to the National Tournament for Speech and Debate in Lincoln Douglas, had both a student and a teacher nominated for a STEMMY from Flagstaff STEM city, and our 2017 graduates are headed to prestigious universities around the country. Speaking of the brilliant Class of 2017, BASIS Flagstaff senior Hannah M. won the BASIS.ed Founders’ Prize for Top Senior Project Demonstrating Original Research for her research on techniques in spinal surgery. From chess team wins to cross country triumphs, our students demonstrated great diversity of interest and excellence in all of their many pursuits.
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- BASIS Flagstaff ranked #5 on The Washington Post‘s Most Challenging High Schools list for 2017.
- BASIS Flagstaff 2017 graduates earned over $4.8 million is merit aid.
- Notable college acceptances among 2017 graduates: Duke, USC, Cornell, Northeastern, Dartmouth, Barrett Honors College at ASU, UofA Honors College, and UC Berkeley.
- 2017 BASIS Founders’ Prize for Top Senior Project Demonstrating Original Research ($10,000 scholarship).
- Eight National Merit Semifinalists.
- AP Exam pass rate reached its highest percentage yet at 86 percent.
- One teacher and one student nominated for the prestigious STEMMYs from Flagstaff STEM City.
- State title in Lincoln Douglas Debate.
- Chess team tied for second place at the state tournament.
- The grades 7 and 8 cross country boys team earned fourth, and the grade 6 boys placed seventh, at the Arizona Cross Country State Championships.
- Boys varsity basketball qualified for the semifinal round of the regional tournament.
- Girls high school cross country placed eighth in the state.