BASIS Independent Silicon Valley has done it again!  Niche’s 2022 Best School Rankings were released last Friday, and we could not be more pleased to share the news. For the third year in a row, we have been ranked #1 Best High School for STEM in California, and #2 Best High School for STEM in America. Learn more about how all of BASIS Independent Silicon Valley's ratings stack up, here

BASIS Independent Silicon Valley is certainly no stranger to success; but rankings like these further cement our important role as educators. Our fundamental belief is that any motivated student can excel if provided a challenging curriculum, teachers who teach students to love their subject as much as they do, and a culture that believes in helping students discover their potential. Our mission to raise the standard of learning to the highest international levels has been recognized with excellent rankings. A big congratulations to the Bobcat community, including our students, faculty and staff, and parents. We are so proud of what our school has achieved together.


If you are considering an academic program like ours, U.S. News and World Report published a helpful article about the benefits of choosing a private school that offers a curriculum with access to advanced courses. BASIS Independent Silicon Valley spirals foundational mathematics and multiple science classes through the middle school years; with courses such as computer science and engineering starting in grades 6 and 7, respectively. In high school, students continue to follow a trajectory that is rooted in both STEM disciplines, and important liberal arts courses such as English, history, and world language. We are often identified for our advanced STEM offerings, but they are just one important component of our Liberal Arts and Sciences programing. 


BASIS Independent Silicon Valley is a TK - Grade 12 private school, providing students an internationally benchmarked liberal arts and sciences curriculum, with advanced STEM offerings. Considering joining the Bobcat communityJoin our interest list by clicking here to receive admissions updates for fall 2022 and more.