PreK–Grade 12 Private School

 PreK to Grade 2 (lower campus)
405 Gold Street
Brooklyn, New York 11201
Grades 3 to 12 
556 Columbia Street
Brooklyn, New York 11231
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About BASIS Independent Brooklyn

We are a PreK–grade 12 private school located in the heart of Brooklyn. Our globally benchmarked curriculum and passionate educators unite to empower students to become creative problem solvers and critical thinkers from day one.

In response to the growing demand for our program, we are pleased to share that we have opened a new, second campus at City Point in Downtown Brooklyn to serve grades PreK–2.

  • We offer a well-rounded liberal arts program with advanced STEM offerings designed to inspire mastery and excellence in students as they learn at the highest international levels.
  • The BASIS Curriculum, honed and refined for over two decades, is a blend of best practices found in top education systems around the world.
  • Our teachers are passionate subject experts who bring classrooms to life and inspire students to love learning.
  • We foster a joyful learning culture centered on the belief that with the right tools and support, any motivated student can excel.

Our Programs:

  • Early Learning Program: In PreK and Kindergarten, we empower young learners' curiosity through inquiry, exploration, and discovery! Students engage in creative and foundational classes such as Mandarin, engineering, drama, and World Discovery.
  • Primary Program: In the elementary years, grades 1–4, students benefit from the support of our unique two-teacher model as they make significant connections between their various subjects. 
  • Middle School Program: Students in grades 5–8 learn to actively use their knowledge as a tool as they take all three sciences (biology, chemistry, and physics), logic, economics, and a foreign language course.
  • High School Program: Students in grades 9–12 are prepared to enter the world's best colleges through a daily college counseling class, as well as university-level capstone courses and independent research.

The BASIS Curriculum

The BASIS Curriculum, founded in 1998 is an exceptional academic program serving students from PreK–grade 12, and is regularly lauded for both top academic performance and student satisfaction. Our program, rooted in the liberal arts and sciences with advanced STEM offerings, is designed to cultivate children’s abilities to acquire new skills and competencies, and build the foundation for a bright future with unlimited potential. The BASIS Curriculum is consistently recognized among the best on both the national and international stages, and gained notoriety for its breadth, depth, and ability to successfully teach high-level content and critical thinking to students at a young age.

BASIS Curriculum Facts and Figures:

  • 2 hours per week (minimum) are reserved by teachers for student support
  • 4 AP exams are required to graduate
  • 7.5 hours per week are spent in chemistry, physics, and biology in grades 6–8       
  • 19 electives offered in grades 8–12, including Digital Photography, Speech and Debate, and AP Psychology... and growing!

BASIS Independent Brooklyn students are ahead of global peers in readiness for college and beyond, and possess the self-direction and autonomy to tackle any challenge. 

College Admissions:

  • Class of 2021 Graduates: 32
  • AP Exam Pass Rate: 96%
  • Percentage of graduates accepted to top-50-ranked national and international schools: 84%

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