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BASIS Scottsdale Primary East is a tuition-free charter school and features a top-ranked liberal arts curriculum that inspires students to love learning, to develop a fascination for critical inquiry, to be independent and formulate their own goals, and to graduate prepared for top-tier colleges.

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Enrollment FAQ

What is the difference between BASIS and other charter schools?

BASIS Scottsdale Primary East, and all BASIS Curriculum Schools, feature a top-ranked STEM-focused liberal arts curriculum that inspires students to love learning; to develop a fascination for critical inquiry; to be independent and formulate their own goals; and to graduate prepared for top-tier colleges.

Is there a tuition for the charter schools?

All BASIS Charter Schools are tuition-free. However, we do require a refundable security deposit that is held in the event that school property is lost or damaged. This deposit will be refunded when the student leaves BASIS Scottsdale Primary East.

How do I apply?

Parents/guardians should complete and submit students’ enrollment applications during the Open Enrollment period. Applications submitted after the Open Enrollment period will be processed first-come, first-served behind the applications received during Open Enrollment. You may apply to more than one BASIS charter school, but you must submit separate applications, per student, to each of your preferred schools. All applications must be submitted through the online enrollment portal.

How do the lottery and waitlist work?

At any grade level, if the number of applicants exceeds the number of openings, enrollment is determined by a lottery and waitlist numbers. The Open Enrollment period for BASIS Scottsdale Primary East is NOT first-come, first-served. Only applications completed during the Open Enrollment period are included in the lottery pool. Applications submitted after the Open Enrollment period has ended will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis, behind applications received during the Open Enrollment period.

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