BASIS Independent Brooklyn's new Lower School campus in Downtown Brooklyn opened in Fall 2021. This campus, centrally located at City Point (405 Gold Street), will serve our PreK to grade 2 students and will be thoughtfully designed to welcome our youngest learners to the BASIS Independent Brooklyn curriculum and community.
BASIS Independent Brooklyn prepares students to tackle whatever challenges come their way through our well-rounded, globally inspired curriculum that prioritized foundational knowledge, encourage independent learning, and grows critical thinking and problem solving skills.
Our teachers have subject-specific expertise in their field and tap into that passion to craft engaging, thought-provoking lessons that allow studnets to take risks while remaining supported every step of the way. Our teachers are not only proactive in helping students learn to advocate for themsleves, they work to foster a culture of social-emotional wellness in addition to academic support.
With an abundance of electives that allow students to explore a wide variety of interests and topics and an array of extracurricular offerings to help them discover their passions, students get an unmatched academic experience as they learn at the highest international levels, build confidence, and celebrate learning day after day.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: 3-12
  • Students: 909 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $32,500
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: Nov. 18 / Jan. 13 / rolling

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 3-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Year Founded
Summer School Offered
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
909 students
Student Body Type
Students by Grade
BASIS Independent Brooklyn Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
125 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
20 students
Number of AP Courses
25 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP 2-D Art and Design, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Chinese Language and Culture, AP Computer Science A, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP French Language and Culture, AP Latin, AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics, AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism, AP Physics C: Mechanics, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP US Government and Politics, AP US History
Average SAT score
Average ACT score
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Nov. 18 / Jan. 13 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Summer Program Cost
Summer Program Cost Notes
Please find more information about summer at BASIS Independent Brooklyn here:
Admissions Director
Sarah Ellerton
Admissions Associate
Nicolas Edwards



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
32 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Ajna Dance - Bollywood Dance and Movement, Capoeira, Chess, Clayworld, Coding, Cooking Basics with Butterbeans, Debate, Eco Club Friday, fall play, Foodart, Girls Who Code, History Bee and Bowl, Italian Club, Math Club (grades 1–3), Math Club (grades 4+), Minecraft Club, Model UN, Music Studio, National Honors Society, Physics Club, Pokemon TCG, Pre-Robotics, Robotics, Robots, Science & Engineering, Science Bowl, Science Fair Program, Sewing - Advanced, Sewing - Beginner (Doll Making and Hand Embroidery), suzuki violin, Theatre, U.S. Geography Olympiad/International Geography Bee

School Notes

  • The mission of BASIS Independent Schools is to educate students to the highest international levels with a spiraling liberal arts and sciences curriculum benchmarked to the best education systems in the world.
Profile last updated: 10/07/2021

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: 3-12
  • Students: 909 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $32,500
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: Nov. 18 / Jan. 13 / rolling

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