We are a (PreK-12) private school featuring a spiraling liberal arts curriculum with advanced STEM offerings.
Two campus locations on the Upper West Side (PreK to Gr 5) and in Chelsea* (Gr 6 to 12).
Home to the globally benchmarked BASIS Curriculum, which is designed to inspire mastery and excellence in our students asthey learn at the highest international levels.
Our passionate Subject Expert Teachers make learning an engaging and joyful endeavor, whether in-person or via virtualinstruction.We are deeply committed to preparing students withtheknowledge, critical-thinking skills, andself-advocacy needed to succeed.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-11
  • Enrollment: 291 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $43,700
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Nov. 13 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

BASIS Independent Manhattan ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New York for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-11
Year Founded
2017

Student Body

Total Students
291 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
52%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
BASIS Independent Manhattan Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
16 students
Number of AP Courses
23 courses
List of Courses Offered
Average SAT score
1474
Average ACT score
32
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Nov. 13 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
2021–22 School Year $32,600 for PreK $35,500 for K–5 $39,000 for 6–8 $42,000 for 9–10

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
26 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Board Game Club, Business, Chess, Clay World, Coding, Computer Science, Cooking, Foreign Language Clubs, Gay Straight Alliance, Math Club, Model United Nations, National Honor Society, Robotics, Rock Guitar, Science & Engineering, Science Club, Student Council, Tech Club, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Drama Club, Orchestra, Suzuki Guitar, suzuki violin, theater, Thespian Society

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.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does BASIS Independent Manhattan cost?

BASIS Independent Manhattan's tuition is approximately $43,700 for private students.

What sports does BASIS Independent Manhattan offer?

BASIS Independent Manhattan offers 10 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Fencing, Flag Football, Indoor Soccer, Martial Arts, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field and Volleyball.

What is BASIS Independent Manhattan's ranking?

BASIS Independent Manhattan ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New York for: Highest average SAT score, Highest average ACT score, Most AP courses offered and Most extracurriculars offered.

When is the application deadline for BASIS Independent Manhattan?

The application deadline for BASIS Independent Manhattan is Nov. 13 / rolling (applications are due on Nov. 13 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-11
  • Enrollment: 291 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $43,700
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Nov. 13 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in New York, NY is $41,286 for elementary schools and $44,802 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in New York, NY is 62% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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