Posts about Admissions

November 1, 2021

The Top 10 FAQs About Our Fall 2022 Opening

Since we announced the opening of BASIS Independent Bellevue this past August, we have met many wonderful families and their student(s). It has been a true pleasure to get to know everyone, introduce them to our program, answer their questions, and meet their students. It has been exciting to meet future musicians, artists, mathematicians, astronauts, micro biologists, engineers, veterinarians, and hear other diverse aspirations from the students we have engaged with.

Our Admissions Team receives a variety of common questions, which we enjoy answering to help families discover our program, approach to learning, and foundational differences. Below are ten frequently asked questions that we receive and that we want to share with you.

If you have a question that is not answered below, please contact us and we will be happy to answer it!

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August 19, 2021

Admissions FAQ: What to Expect on our Entrance Exam for Fall 2022

Thank you for your interest in BASIS Independent Bellevue for the 2022-23 school year! We are now accepting applications for our founding year for Grades 2 - 7. We will expand a grade level each school year as we grow into a full middle and high school offering.

We are excited to know that you are wanting to participate in an internationally benchmarked program where our teachers ignite passion in the mind, heart, and soul of every student. When students love to learn, they excel!

All applicants are required to take an online BASIS Independent Schools Entrance Exam. This online examination is created, administered, and proctored by BASIS Independent Schools. It is just one requirement of a student's application, which includes a Family Meeting, transcripts, and Math and English Teacher Recommendation Letters. 

Listed below, are frequently asked questions about our Admissions Entrance Exam.

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August 4, 2021

The Admissions Process: We Invite you to Join our Founding Year!

Participating in the founding year of a school is a unique and memorable opportunity.

And now, you have the chance to become a founding family of BASIS Independent Bellevue—a learning community where intellectual curiosity drives student success, where interdisciplinary instruction meets experiential learning, and where students learn at the highest international levels. Our passionate, Subject Expert Teachers bring our liberal arts program with advanced STEM offerings to life, using their expertise to help students develop deep content knowledge, subject mastery, and comprehensive critical thinking skills. 

When applying, each family will work with members of the Admissions Team, whose role is to welcome new families to our program and educate them on the benefits of a BASIS Independent Bellevue education. They are the guides through the application and admissions process. 

The 2022–2023 Application is Now Open!
We are now accepting applications in our Rolling Admissions Application Cycle for Grades 2 - 7! Read on to learn more.

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