BASIS Tucson North

Image: BASIS Tucson North logoBASIS Tucson North is both the most established BASIS charter school and one of the newest schools in the BASIS family. Located at the crossroads of three different public school districts at the southeast corner of River and Craycroft, BASIS Tucson North has the capacity for 1,000 students in grades 5–12, and is the largest BASIS campus in existence. Built in 2012, our state-of-the-art facility houses the Upper School faculty and students who earned the flagship BASIS Tucson and its numerous accolades, including a #1 national ranking on the 2012 Washington Post "Challenge List".

The BASIS Tucson North lower school program focuses on building organizational and study skills and creating a deep knowledge base necessary for students to tackle a demanding AP-based upper school curriculum. Taught by teachers who are experts in their fields, the Lower School curriculum includes coursework in Classics, Latin, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Algebra, U.S. and World History, English, Kenpo, and Fine Arts.

The BASIS Tucson North high school program is consistently ranked as one of the top 10 high school programs in the country by U.S. News, Newsweek, and The Washington Post. AP exams are required and paid for by the school. Upper School students can begin taking Advanced Placement exams as early as 8th grade and will take at least eight AP courses and six AP exams by the end of their junior year.

Contact Information

Management Staff

Erin Paradis
Head of School
Alex Keicher
Head of Operations
Amanda Romero-Thies
Director of Academic Programs
Jennifer Uhlmann
Director of Student Affairs