Surpassing national averages across the board.

BASIS Curriculum Schools have been consistently ranked among the best schools in the United States. Our schools offer students an education that prepares them according to the highest, most rigorous international standards. The top five best high schools in the U.S. are BASIS Curriculum Schools according to U.S. News & World Report, 2018.

U.S. News & World Report
America’s Best Public High Schools

US News & World Report Best High Schools - gold badge US News & World Report Best High Schools - silver badge

2018:

US News & World Report Best High Schools (bronze badge)

2017:

  • #1 BASIS Scottsdale: #1 high school in the U.S., #1 charter school in the U.S.
  • #2 BASIS Tucson North: #2 high school in the U.S., #2 charter school in the U.S.
  • #3 BASIS Oro Valley: #3 high school in the U.S., #3 charter school in the U.S.
  • #5 BASIS Peoria: #5 high school in the U.S., #4 charter school in the U.S.
  • #7 BASIS Chandler: #7 high school in the U.S., #5 charter school in the U.S.

2016:

  • #2 BASIS Scottsdale: #1 Charter School, #4 STEM school
  • #3 BASIS Tucson North: #2 Charter School, #6 STEM school
  • #6 BASIS Oro Valley: #3 Charter School
  • Bronze Medal – BASIS Chandler

2015:

  • #2 BASIS Scottsdale, #3 STEM school, #1 Charter School
  • Bronze Medal – BASIS Oro Valley and BASIS Tucson North

2014:

  • #2 BASIS Scottsdale, #15 STEM school, #1 charter school
  • #5 BASIS Tucson North, #3 STEM school, #3 charter school

2013:

  • #2 BASIS Tucson
  • #5 BASIS Scottsdale

2012:

  • #6 BASIS Tucson

2011:

  • U.S. News did not perform ranking

2010:

  • #9 BASIS Tucson

2009:

  • #13 BASIS Tucson

2008:

  • #16 BASIS Tucson

The Washington Post
America’s Most Challenging High Schools

The Washington Post has two esteemed lists, the national ranking of “America’s Most Challenging High Schools” and the list of “Top Performing Schools with Elite Students”.

2017:

  • BASIS Phoenix: #1 most challenging high school in the U.S.
  • BASIS Oro Valley: #4 most challenging high school in the U.S.
  • BASIS Flagstaff: #5 most challenging high school in the U.S.
  • BASIS Chandler, BASIS Peoria, BASIS Scottsdale, and BASIS Tucson North are on the list of “Top-Performing Schools with Elite Students” in 2017.

2016:

  • #1 BASIS Oro Valley
  • #2 BASIS Flagstaff
  • #4 BASIS Tucson North
  • BASIS Chandler, BASIS Peoria, and BASIS Scottsdale are on the list of “Top-Performing Schools with Elite Students”

2015:

  • #1 BASIS Oro Valley
  • #2 BASIS Chandler
  • #6 BASIS Tucson North
  • BASIS Scottsdale is on the list of “Top-Performing Schools with Elite Students”

2014:

  • #10 BASIS Tucson North
  • BASIS Scottsdale is on the list of “Top-Performing Schools with Elite Students”

2013:

  • BASIS Scottsdale and BASIS Tucson North are on the list of “Top-Performing Schools with Elite Students”

2012:

  • #1 BASIS Tucson
  • #5 BASIS Scottsdale

2011:

  • #4 BASIS Tucson