2020 has been quite a year! We regularly publish articles on student life, our community, school accomplishments, and more to both celebrate and highlight our school and students! From college acceptance information to Parent Perspectives, read on to review the Top 5 most read blog posts of 2020. We look forward to 2021, and to seeing what's in store for our thriving school community!

#1 - Class of 2020: The College Placement Results for the BASIS Independent Schools Network

What a year this has been for the class of 2020! While a lot of things have been atypical regarding many aspects of education over the past few months, one thing is certain regarding our students--and it is that they have bright, exciting futures ahead of them. Screenshot (162)We are incredibly excited to share the Class of 2020 college placement results from across the network including BASIS Independent Brooklyn, McLean, and Silicon Valley. The Class of 2020 represents a total of 129 BASIS Independent seniors who submitted nearly 2,500 college applications.

Click here to read where our students were accepted in 2020!

#2 - Admissions FAQ: What to expect on our Fall 2021 Online Entrance Exam

All applicants are required to take an online BASIS Independent Schools Entrance Exam. BIF-2019_Leigh_253-2This admissions season is unlike any other given, the current health crisis, and although the content is the same, we have adjusted the manner in which we test. 

Our traditional process of in-person testing has shifted to an online model. This online examination is created, administered, and proctored by BASIS Independent Schools.

Click here to read some Frequently Asked Questions about our Admissions Entrance Exam.

#3 - BASIS Independent Students Again Take the Lead in Global Readiness

BASIS Independent Schools adheres MQ2A8032(1)to a simple and powerful mission - to educate students to the highest international levels. We benchmark our program to the best education systems in the world and in the process, have developed a global best practices approach to education from toddlers to grade 12.

How do we measure the outcomes of our mission? We look to the gold standard, the OECD and PISA. Click here to read on!

#4 - BASIS Independent Fremont: A Parent's Perspective

At BASIS Independent Fremont, our teachers are passionate and our students motivated to learn. DSC04420-1Our parents are the crucial third element of this learning system—from inspiring their kids to be curious about the world around them, to volunteering to help at school events, our parents make sure their kids are ready to get the most out of their education.

Click here to read a parent's thoughts on BASIS Independent Fremont.

#5 - The SET/LET Relationship: The Symbiotic Classroom Experience

One of the defining elements of our Primary Program is our Symbiotic BINSF_17_MQ2A7560(1)-2Classroom, a teaching model that pairs a Subject Expert Teacher with a Learning Expert Teacher for every core discipline. 

Click here to read more about the SET/LET model and relationship at BASIS Independent Fremont.


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