BASIS Independent Manhattan

  • BASIS Independent Manhattan is a PreK-grade 9 private school on the Upper West Side where students are inspired to learn at the highest international levels in a comprehensive liberal arts and sciences curriculum benchmarked to top education systems worldwide.
  • The BASIS Curriculum features a diverse course load to promote mastery and a love of learning across disciplines, including Mandarin, engineering, performing arts, world history, advanced mathematics, economics, and more, each taught by educators with subject-specific expertise.
  • Our teachers use their passion and depth of knowledge to help students grow into creative problem solvers who have the critical-thinking skills, confidence, and autonomy needed to tackle whatever challenges come their way.
  • BASIS Independent Manhattan facilitates a joyful learning culture where intellectual pursuits results in extraordinary outcomes, and where students have every opportunity to reach their full potential.

School Overview

Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-9
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 DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$31,000
Tuition NotesPreK - $28000
Admissions DirectorLaNette Hodge
Admissions AssociateSharrie Volcin


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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