New York, New York

About BASIS Independent Manhattan

BASIS Independent Manhattan is the fifth to join the family of independent schools quickly establishing some of the very best private schools in the nation. Opening fall 2017, BASIS Independent Manhattan will serve students in kindergarten–grade 8 and act as a feeder for our flagship preschool-grade 12 school, BASIS Independent Brooklyn, located in Red Hook, Brooklyn.

Quick Facts

Program Liberal Arts with a STEM focus; Advanced Placement
Year Founded Fall 2017
Location 795 Columbus Avenue, New York, NY 10025
Grades Served Currently K-6, will serve PreK-7 starting fall 2018. Grade 8 will be added the following year.

2018 Admissions

Application Fee $75
Admissions Deadlines Fall 2018 families will have the option of two different admission cycles, Early and Regular Admissions. Early Admissions has an earlier notification and commitment date. Please note that an application is deemed complete when all supplementary materials are received and required meetings are attended.

Early Admissions:

  • Deadline to Submit Application: November 17, 2017
  • Deadline to Complete Application: November 28, 2017
  • Notification Date: December 43, 2017

Regular Admissions:

  • Deadline to Submit Application: January 24, 2018
  • Deadline to Complete Application: February 7, 2018
  • Notification Date: February 14, 2018
Admission Requirements Grades PreK–1: group playdate, family meeting, transcripts, and teacher recommendations (Math and English, first grade only)
Grades 2-8: transcripts, teacher recommendations (math and English), testing and a family meeting
Admission Office P: (646) 522-3058
General Inquiries E:


Optional Services Transportation, Early Bird (before-care), Late Bird (after-care), prepared lunches, clubs and sports (fee depends on club and sport)

2018 Tuition & Fees

Tuition for Fall PreK–Grade 8: $29,500
Enrollment Deposit $3,000
Required Fees Textbooks: $400-600
Technology & Capital Improvement Fee: $300
New student fee/registration: $2,000

School Information


795 Columbus Avenue, New York, NY 10025



(347) 305-4960

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday

7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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