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September 21, 2021

BASIS Independent Silicon Valley Awarded #1 High School for STEM in California!

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


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October 15, 2020

BASIS Independent Silicon Valley Tops National Rankings Again!

BASIS Independent Silicon Valley once again has ranked among the best high schools in America. Niche released its 2021 Best High Schools Rankings and we are excited to share that BASIS Independent Silicon Valley ranked as the #1 best high school for STEM in California and #2 in America for STEM.

This is the second consecutive year that BASIS Independent Silicon Valley has earned the #1 Best High School in California for STEM ranking and first for its #2 in America for STEM ranking.

BASIS Independent Silicon Valley moved up in the 2021 rankings as Niche recognized our school as the #11 Best College Prep Private High School in California. Our campus also earned the #5 ranking for Best College Prep High School in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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January 18, 2017

Making Every Student Ready for the World: OECD Panel

Directly following the release of PISA 2015 results, Asia Society in Manhattan hosted a panel discussion with Dr. Andreas Schleicher of the OECD Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) and representatives from three of the highest scoring nations. Below is a recap of the event, provided by one of our administrators.

The BASIS.ed network of schools has consistently outperformed U.S. and global peers on school-based assessments designed by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The OECD is the organization responsible for the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) designed to evaluate education systems worldwide. On the heels of the 2015 global PISA Exam results announced last week, Asia Society, which is an educational non-profit in Manhattan that promotes mutual understanding and partnership for people and organizations in Asia and the United States, hosted a panel discussion featuring Dr. Andreas Schleicher, Director for Education and Skills of the OECD and "driving force of PISA," as well as representatives from three of the highest scoring nations. Key insights from the discussion reinforce why BASIS.ed schools consistently perform so well on OECD school assessments.

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December 20, 2016

OECD Panel: Making Every Student Ready for the World

Directly following the release of PISA 2015 results, Asia Society in Manhattan hosted a panel discussion with Dr. Andreas Schleicher of the OECD Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) and representatives from three of the highest scoring nations. Below is a recap of the event, provided by one of our administrators.

The BASIS.ed network of schools has consistently outperformed U.S. and global peers on school-based assessments designed by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The OECD is the organization responsible for the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) designed to evaluate education systems worldwide. On the heels of the 2015 global PISA Exam results announced last week, Asia Society, which is an educational non-profit in Manhattan that promotes mutual understanding and partnership for people and organizations in Asia and the United States, hosted a panel discussion featuring Dr. Andreas Schleicher, Director for Education and Skills of the OECD and "driving force of PISA," as well as representatives from three of the highest scoring nations. Key insights from the discussion reinforce why BASIS.ed schools consistently perform so well on OECD school assessments.

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