There’s nothing quite like discovering a new private school than by stepping onto its campus grounds to learn more about the program and the student learning experience.

We are excited to announce we offering families a tour of BASIS Independent Bellevue as our classrooms undergo renovation. We are offering private campus tours on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 4:30 PM and 5:15 PM. Campus tours are on a first come, first served basis and we will accommodate your tour request as best as possible. Tours will last approximately 30 minutes. Our campus is located in the Crossroads neighborhood of Bellevue. Click here to register for a campus tour!

BASIS Independent Bellevue is opening fall 2022 with Grades 2 - 7 to start. Our campus will grow a grade level each school year as we expand to a full 5-12 program. In our program, students participate in a curriculum benchmarked to the best education systems in the world, brought to life by passionate Subject Expert Teachers, and in a culture of support. For these reason and more, our students build a love for learning and achieve extraordinary outcomes as they discover their potential.

Your Campus Tour Hosts

Ms. Elizabeth Thies, Head of School, BASIS Independent Bellevue: Ms. Thies joins us from BASIS International School Bangkok, where she was the founding Head of School. Prior to Thailand, Ms. Thies was the head of School of BASIS Oro Valley, where she led this school to its #3 ranking as Best Public High School in America, according to U.S. News & World Report (2018). Ms. Thies' passion is teacher development and training. She is excited to bring together world-class Subject Expert and Learning Expert Teachers from the BASIS Curriculum Schools network and from around the world for our founding year and beyond. 

Mr. Toby Walker, Vice President of BASIS Independent Schools: Mr. Walker was formally the Head of School at BASIS Independent Silicon Valley and also, more recently, BASIS Independent Online. Under Mr. Walker’s leadership, BASIS Independent Silicon Valley became the #1 ranked STEM high school in California and the #2 STEM ranked high school in America. Mr. Walker was also an upper school history and government teacher at BASIS Curriculum Schools. In his free time, Mr. Walker enjoys watching cricket and rugby, cooking, and spending time outdoors with his wife and two children.

Mr. Chris Zefferys, Regional Director of Admissions: Mr. Zefferys led the opening of our campuses in Silicon Valley and the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. He oversees admissions for the west coast while focusing primarily on admissions at BASIS Independent Bellevue. Mr. Zefferys is a Seattle native and is looking forward to participating in the opening of our program in his home state!

To register for a campus tour, please click the button below.

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Upon completing the tour registration form, a member of the Admissions Team will follow up with you to confirm a day and time, and additional details.

We look forward to sharing our campus and program with you, while learning more about you and your family as we welcome you to BASIS Independent Bellevue. Be ready to learn about the BASIS Independent difference and bring your top questions.

Students are welcome to attend the tour!

BASIS Independent Bellevue is a private school opening fall 2022. We will open with Grades 2 - 7 to start and add a grade level each school year as we expand to a full middle and high school. Please join our interest list for updates, event information, and more. Click here to join our interest list!