BASIS Independent Manhattan is a K-8 independent school where teachers and students thrive in a culture of accelerated learning and support. It is the fifth to join the family of independent schools quickly establishing some of the very best private schools in the nation. Opened in fall 2017, BASIS Independent Manhattan serves students in kindergarten–grade 8 on the Upper West Side. Together, our five independent schools are redefining private education across America. Recently, in what is an unparalleled achievement in the annals of American educational assessment, the top five high schools in the country are BASIS Curriculum Schools, as are six of the nation’s top eight, and seven of America’s top fourteen, according to U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best High Schools” 2018 rankings.
Years Established: 2017
Average Class Size: 1:4 to 1:21 teacher/student ratio
Tuition: $29,000 to $31,000
The mission of BASIS Independent Manhattan is to raise the standards of student learning to the highest international levels.