mkbphoto.jpgWe invite prospective families to attend a special Information Session at BASIS Independent McLean on Wednesday, May 24th featuring BASIS Curriculum Schools Co-Founder Dr. Michael Block. In this session, Dr. Block will discuss the U.S. News & World Report’s Best High School Rankings that has listed five of the ten schools as BASIS Curriculum Schools – at first, second, third, fifth and seventh place and along with our Head of School, the PreK-12 program at BASIS Independent McLean.



Co-Founder Event - Wednesday, May 24th
Reception: 6:15 p.m.
Information Session: 6:45 p.m.

Dr. Block had an eminent career as an educator, professor and policymaker before opening the first BASIS Curriculum School in 1998. He earned a masters of arts and doctoral degree in economics from Stanford University and was a University of Arizona Professor of Economics and Law for more than 25 years, as well as Director of the University of Arizona’s Office of Economic Education. Dr. Block has also served as a founding member of the U.S. Sentencing Commission and as a consultant to the World Bank. He was named among’s 67 Most Influential Educators of 2015.

“As an educator, I’m honored and thrilled to see our schools rank so high in this report,” said Mr. Sean Aiken, Head of School. “This is a great opportunity for parents and students to hear how our curriculum originated and why it makes a difference to our students in a global community,” said Mr. Aiken.

Wednesday, May 24
6:15 p.m. - Cocktail Reception
6:45 - 7:45 p.m. - PreK-12 Information Session

BASIS Independent McLean Theatre
8000 Jones Branch Drive
McLean, VA 22102

Please feel free to contact the admissions team at (703) 854-1253 or at if you have any questions about this exciting event. 

BASIS Independent McLean is a preschool-12th grade private school located in Tysons. To learn more about our acclaimed liberal arts and science program, please register for an upcoming informational event. We are currently accepting applications for the 2017-18 school year on a rolling basis (Rolling Admissions).