Consistently recognized as the best in the United States.

BASIS Curriculum Schools have been consistently ranked among the best schools in the United States. It is a reflection of the quality of the BASIS Curriculum, dedication of our expert educators, and hard work of incredible students. Our schools offer students an education that prepares them according to the highest, most rigorous international standards.

The top five high schools in the United States are BASIS Curriculum Schools, as are six of the nation’s top eight, and seven of America’s top fourteen, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 rankings.

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:

  • #1 BASIS Scottsdale: #1 public high school in the nation, #1 charter school in the nation
  • #2 BASIS Chandler: #2 public high school in the nation, #2 charter school in the nation
  • #3 BASIS Oro Valley: #3 public high school in the nation, #3 charter school in the nation
  • #4 BASIS Tucson North: #4 public high school in the nation, #4 charter school in the nation
  • #5 BASIS Flagstaff: #5 public high school in the nation, #5 charter school in the nation
  • #8 BASIS Peoria: #8 public high school in the nation, #7 charter school in the nation
  • #14 BASIS Phoenix: #14 public high school in the nation, #8 charter school in the nation

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

  • 2018 Nationally Recognized
    • BASIS Ahwatukee
    • BASIS Mesa
    • BASIS Prescott

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

The Washington Post
America’s Most Challenging High Schools

There were just 30 “Public Elites” in the United States in the 2017 Washington Post rankings, and BASIS Curriculum Schools is the only network to have four schools included, an unparalleled accomplishment.

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”