Welcome to
BASIS Scottsdale!

BASIS Scottsdale began the 2016-17 school year with a brand new building that features larger classrooms, additional science labs, a stage with lights and sound, and a beautiful new gym. From a student body of 138 and a faculty of nine in 2003, BASIS Scottsdale has grown to a student body of 1,092 and a faculty of 95. Including the Class of 2016, BASIS Scottsdale has graduated 272 students, 100% of whom have gone on to attend four-year colleges and universities.

As the second eldest BASIS.ed managed charter school, BASIS Scottsdale is one of the top-performing schools in the network and sustained its high national rankings in 2015–16 as U.S. News & World Report’s #2 Best High School, #1 Charter High School, and #4 STEM School in the United States. Additionally, BASIS Scottsdale was ranked the #1 High School in Arizona (U.S. News) and was included in The Washington Post’s list of “Top Performing U.S. Schools with Elite Students”.

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10400 N. 128th St.
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
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BASIS Scottsdale at a glance



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Our Mascot

The Bulldog!

2015–2016 school year highlights

  • Science Club students won the Regional Science Bowl and attended the National Science Bowl Finals in Washington, D.C.
  • 32 seniors (including one early graduate) were named National Merit Semifinalists and another 27 (also including an early graduate) were named National Merit Commended Scholars.
  • 97% of BASIS Scottsdale students who applied to Barrett, The Honors College at ASU were accepted.
  • 88% of BASIS Scottsdale students who applied to the University of Arizona Honors College were accepted.
  • A student from the Class of 2016 received an award from the George W. Brackenridge Foundation for her Senior Project titled “The Social Impact of Low Carbon Electrification of Remote Locations”
  • Math teacher Marizza Bailey received the 2016 Presidential Award for Math and Science Teaching.