BASIS Oro Valley

Image: BASIS Oro Valley logoFounded in 2010, BASIS Oro Valley is located in the northwest Tucson area and provides K–12 instruction.

The BASIS Oro Valley primary school program focuses on building organizational and study skills and creating the deep knowledge base necessary for students to tackle a demanding AP-based upper school curriculum. Taught by teachers who are experts in their fields, students master the foundations of language, math, and science by taking Latin, Chemistry, Biology, and Physics as distinct disciplines. By 7th grade, students begin studying a second language and are exposed to principles of formal logic to bolster critical thinking and problem-solving skills at an early age.

BASIS Oro Valley upper school program, which begins in 8th grade, is consistently ranked as one of the top 10 high school programs in the country by U.S. News, Newsweek, and The Washington Post. Upper School students take Honors and Advance Placement® courses across the academic spectrum. By mastering a wide array of material, BASIS Oro Valley graduates establish themselves as prime candidates for the most selective institutions of higher learning and go on to become advanced scholars, professionals, and lifelong learners.

Contact Information

BASIS Oro Valley Primary

Management Staff

Elizabeth Thies
Head of School | Grades 6-12
Lashawn Shorbe
Head of Operations | Grades 6-12
Monika Mendoza
Director of Academic Programs | Grades 6-12
Cameron Louis
Director of Student Affairs | Grades 6-12
Eileen Finnerty-Rae
Head of School | Grades K-5
William Kipling
Head of Operations | Grades K-5
Michael Scionti
Director of Academic Programs | Grades K-5
Jennifer Ramirez
Director of Student Affairs | Grades K-5