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BASIS Washington, D.C. 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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My Schools DC operates a common application process for all charter schools in the DC area, including BASIS Washington, D.C. As such, My School DC determines open enrollment dates.

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What Is The Difference Between BASIS And Other Charter Schools?

BASIS Washington, D.C., and all BASIS Charter Schools, feature a top-ranked stem inspired 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.

What Documents Are Needed For Registration?

After you have received your acceptance from My School DC, BASIS DC will send you their online registration form that will need to be completed prior to bringing in required documents. The required documents needed at the in-person registration time, consist of medical (including HPV, if needed) and dental forms, medication authorization forms (if needed), child’s birth certificate or passport, registering parent (legal) state identification card, proof of DC residency verification and previous school records.

Seat Acceptance Form (new students)

What Are The Hours Of Operation For In-Person Registration?

In-Person Registration Dates/Hours and Deadlines

The re-enrollment (registration) period will begin on Monday, April 1st and run through Thursday, May 30th.  Re-enrollment will be held Monday – Thursday during the following hours:

Monday and Wednesday, 8:00 am 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Tuesday and Thursday, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm

*NOTE:  Re-Enrollment is not available between 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm