BASIS Independent Manhattan

  • We are a PreK12 private school featuring a spiraling liberal arts curriculum with advanced STEM offerings.
  • Home to the globally benchmarked BASIS Curriculum, which is designed to inspire mastery and excellence in our students as they learn at the highest international levels.
  • Our passionate Subject Expert Teachers make learning an engaging and joyful endeavor, whether in-person or via virtual instruction.We are deeply committed to preparing students with the knowledge, critical-thinking skills, and self-advocacy needed to succeed.
  • Two campus locations on the Upper West Side (PreK5) and in Chelsea* (612).

School Overview

Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded2017
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Studentsn/a
Student Body TypeCo-ed

Academics and Faculty

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNov. 13 / Jan. 21
Yearly Tuition Cost$31,000
Tuition NotesPreK - $31,200 K - 9 $34,000 *Updated Tuition and Fees Schedule for 2021–2022 school year will be made available in 2021.
Admissions DirectorLaNette Hodge
Admissions AssociateSharrie Varroux-Renaud


Total Sports Offered10 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Dance, Fencing, Flag Football, Martial Arts, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and FieldBasketballCross Country,
Flag FootballMartial Arts,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.14 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Board Game Club, Chess, Clay World, Coding, Cooking, Math Club, Nory Robotics & Chemistry, Robotics, Rock Guitar, Science & Engineering, Suzuki Guitar, suzuki violin, Tech Club, Theatre

School Notes

  • Our advanced, well-rounded curriculum lays the foundations for high-level learning in content-rich courses. It is designed to inspire students to love learning at the highest international levels, as well as take risks, build confidence, and gain the knowledge and grit needed to succeed throughout their entire academic journeys. 
  • Our teachers are subject experts in their chosen disciplines and therefore essential to our school's success. Be it calculus, Mandarin, musical theatre, engineering, physics, and more, they utilize their expertise to make classrooms come to life and are fully invested in their students' success. 
  • Our unparalleled, joyful learning culture is present in every classroom, hallways, and auditorium. It sparks a drive in the minds of all our students, one that motivates them to forge their own path of learning, become independent thinkers, and pursue their ambitions. 

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    New York, NY 10075
    (212) 861-0404
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    (212) 851-4288
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    New York, NY 10024
    (212) 497-6500
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