BASIS Charter Schools is set to open a new school in North Phoenix, marking its first expansion in the region since 2018.

BASIS Phoenix North, located in the Anthem area, will be the network’s 23rd school in Arizona and its 40th nationwide.
Open enrollment for the new school commenced on November 15, signaling the start of a new chapter for education in the area. The K-12 school, situated near the under-construction $40 billion Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. plant, is poised to cater to a growing community.
In its inaugural year, BASIS Phoenix North will occupy Caurus Academy’s 25,367-square-foot elementary school building at 41900 N. 42nd Ave., in Anthem. With classes set to begin next fall, the school will initially accommodate 650 students and employ 25 to 40 staff members. The following year, it will move to a larger, 54,955-square-foot facility at 44111 N. 43rd Ave. in Phoenix.

This expansion aligns with BASIS Charter Schools’ reputation for top academic rankings both in Arizona and across the nation. BASIS Phoenix North, projected to serve a full capacity of 1,150 students, will offer a STEM-infused, liberal arts program, continuing the network’s commitment to providing world-class education since 1998.

Phil Handler, a spokesman for BASIS, mentioned that the long-term location for BASIS Phoenix North will be determined with input from families. The school’s targeted opening for grades K-5 is scheduled for August 2024, for the 2024-2025 school year.

BASIS Charter Schools will host a Parent Info Night on December 6 at 5:30 p.m. at the Anthem Civic Center, 3701 W. Anthem Way. This event offers prospective parents an opportunity to learn about the school’s curriculum, enrollment process, and meet the dedicated staff and faculty.

With its tuition-free, public charter school model, BASIS Phoenix North is set to provide, what many consider, an exceptional educational experience for families living in northern Phoenix, Anthem, and New River areas, north of Loop 101 and along I-17.

As BASIS Phoenix North prepares to open its doors, it brings a promise of additional educational avenues in the northern Phoenix community,

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