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3825 E 2nd St

Tucson, AZ 85716

(520) 326-6367

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Grades: 5 - 7

School Type: Public, Charter

Student Enrollment: 392

Students Per Teacher: 19

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96 Parent Reviews for Basis Tucson

I know many students that entered Basis in 5th grade at an excellent academic level. They played basketball, piano, did swimming too. By 7th and 8th grade these students stopped all extracurricular activities and if they didn't have to repeat the grade or left Basis already, struggled to keep their grades ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/05/13

BASIS is a boot camp on steroids for school. Its hard core and its not for everyone, nothing wrong with that, you have decide what learning looks like to you and the big picture. The school has great components to it and has their noses up in the air because of their test scores. Having high academics ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/30/13

BASIS has taught and continues to teach my children problem solving, hard work ethic, intrinsic motivation, internalized high expectations and standards, individual responsibility and camaraderie -- the highly sought after life and employment skills! I cannot thank BASIS enough for these priceless values ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/09/13

My daughter attended BASIS last year, it was the most wonderful academic experience she has had in 8 years. This year we are struggling adjusting to a new state and a new school, because BASIS raised the bar, now anything that we compare doesn't even come close to what BASIS had to offer. The teachers ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/07/13

Tons of my son's friends went to this school so I was like why not try it. IT WAS HORRIBLE! There is too much homework! My son starts his homework at 3:30 PM and ends at 11:00PM! I do not recommend this school to any children that want to enjoy their childhood!

Posted by a parent on 10/06/13

I can't say enough good things about Basis. People say it's not for every kid. Had we merely looked at our son's performance in the last school he was in, we might have never enrolled him in Basis. He was bored and lackluster about going. He made B's and got by. We put him in Basis in 6th grade and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/13/13

My son goes to Basis Oro Valley. Number one thing to remember about education is that one size doesn't fit all. You have to find what works for your family/child. My son is thriving here. He is learning better organization and study skills (out of necessity def ;-)) and is happier here socially. He is ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/31/13

He did not see a future where he could excel in athletics at BASIS and he said there is no way he could keep up with the homework and still be able to do outside sports during the school year. He also did have a "very heavy" homework load on a daily basis and regardless of what any parent, teacher or ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/01/13

This is a good school for smart kids who test well, however prospective parents should be aware that part of the reason Basis is ranked so high is that the school uses year-end comprehensive exams to weed out kids who don't test well. What remains are higher IQ students who naturally score well on tests ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/23/13

I'm in 7th grade and I believe that this school is one of the best I've went to. The teachers here are all amazing in their trade. I know that at times this school gets very tough, but all throughout the year I have been balancing school with Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 3 hour not school related soccer ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 06/24/13

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Test Year: 2012
Basis Tucson
Basis School Inc.
* In 2011-2012 Arizona's Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) was used to test students in reading and mathematics in grades 3 through 8 and 10, writing in grades 5, 6, 7, and 10, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 10. AIMS is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students have mastered Arizona's learning standards. Students must pass the grade 10 AIMS in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to meet or exceed state standards on the test.

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Tucson schools — Basis Tucson is located at 3825 E 2nd St, Tucson AZ 85716. 3825 E 2nd St is in the 85716 ZIP code in Tucson, AZ The school district for Basis Tucson is the Basis School Inc.. Basis Tucson is a Public school that serves grade levels 5 - 7.
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