McLean, Virginia

About BASIS Independent McLean

BASIS Independent McLean opened in the fall of 2016 to serve students in preschool-grade 12 in the emerging Tysons area in Northern Virginia. We are delighted to teach a nationally-ranked, liberal arts, STEM-focused program on a sprawling 11-acre campus in a region with a long-standing tradition of academic excellence.

Quick Facts

Program Liberal Arts with a STEM focus; Advanced Placement
Year Founded Fall 2016
Location 8000 Jones Branch Dr., McLean, Virginia 22102
Grades Served Preschool-Grade 12

2018 Admissions

Application Fee $50
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 16, 2017
  • Deadline to Complete Application: November 30, 2017
  • Notification Date: December 6, 2017

Regular Admissions:

  • Deadline to Submit Application: January 25, 2018
  • Deadline to Complete Application: January 31, 2018
  • Notification Date: March 1, 2018
Admission Requirements For Preschool (Pre-K1: Three-year-olds; Pre-K2: Four-year-olds): Application, Family Meeting, Group Playdate
For grades K-1: Application, Group Playdate, and Family Meeting. Transcripts and Teacher Recommendations (Grade 1 only).
Grades 2-10: Application, Transcripts, Teacher Recommendations (Math and English), Entrance Exam, and Family Meeting.
Admission Office P: (703) 854-1253
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)
Transportation Throughout the DC Metro Area including Northern Virginia, Maryland and D.C.

2017 Tuition & Fees

Tuition for Fall Early Learning Program (Pre-K1 and Pre-K2): $24,800
K-Grade 4: $27,100
Grades 5-12: $28,200
Enrollment Deposit $3,000
Required Fees Textbooks: $400-600
Technology & Capital Improvement Fee: $300
Tuition Refund Plan (TRP): 3% of Annual Tuition less deposit (optional if tuition paid in one payment)

School Information


8000 Jones Branch Drive, McLean, Virginia 22102



(703) 854-1253

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday

7:00 AM - 5:00 PM



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