Surpassing national averages across the board.

BASIS Curriculum Schools have been consistently ranked among the best schools in the United States. Our schools offer students an education that prepares them according to the highest, most rigorous international standards. The top five best high schools in the U.S. are BASIS Curriculum Schools according to U.S. News and World Report, 2018.

U.S. News & World Report

Best High School Rankings

2018: 2017: 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
2014:
  • #2 BASIS Scottsdale, #15 STEM school, #1 charter school
  • #5 BASIS Tucson North, #3 STEM school, #3 charter school
2013:
  • #2 BASIS Tucson
  • #5 BASIS Scottsdale
2012:
  • #6 BASIS Tucson
2011:
  • U.S. News did not perform ranking
2010:
  • #9 BASIS Tucson
2009:
  • #13 BASIS Tucson
2008:
  • #16 BASIS Tucson

The Washington Post

America's Most Challenging High Schools

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"
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"
2014:
  • #10 BASIS Tucson North
  • BASIS Scottsdale is on the list of "Top-Performing Schools with Elite Students"
2013:
  • BASIS Scottsdale and BASIS Tucson North are on the list of "Top-Performing Schools with Elite Students"
2012:
  • #1 BASIS Tucson
  • #5 BASIS Scottsdale
2011:
  • #4 BASIS Tucson