We are thrilled to announce that BASIS Independent Silicon Valley, home of the Bobcats, has been named the top High School for 2020 Best Schools for STEM in California by Niche. Our robust curriculum, anchored by liberal arts courses, is complemented by our math, engineering and science offerings. Our students have spoken, and based on data collected by Niche, we have earned a coveted number one ranking.


Our students take science and math courses beginning in grade 5, and in the middle school years are exposed to the sciences as three distinct disciplines: physics, biology and chemistry. Computer Science and Engineering are electives courses our Bobcats may choose to take beginning in grades 7.

In the high school years, our students are able to take AP level science including Physics 1, 2 and C, computer science and mathematics classes. As juniors and seniors, Capstone courses allow students to delve deeply into subjects such as Quantum Chemistry, Advanced Java Topics and Machine Learning, and the Biology of Cancer.

Throughout their time at BASIS Independent Silicon Valley, our Bobcats have access to a variety of excellent STEM courses!

BASIS Independent Silicon Valley is a grades 5-12 private middle and high school based in San Jose, California, providing students an internationally benchmarked liberal arts and sciences curriculum. Join our interest list by clicking here to receive admissions updates for fall 2020.