San Jose, California

About BASIS Independent Silicon Valley

BASIS Independent Silicon Valley in San Jose, California opened its doors in August of 2014 as part of the bicoastal inaugural year of BASIS Independent Schools. Seeing astounding enrollment levels in its first year and reaching the school's capacity in only its second year, BASIS Independent Silicon Valley is quickly becoming one of the most sought after college preparatory institutions in the Santa Clara Valley and one of the highest performing schools in the network of nationally-ranked BASIS Curriculum schools.

Quick Facts

Program Liberal Arts with a STEM focus; Advanced Placement
Year Founded Fall 2014
Location 1290 Parkmoor Avenue, San Jose, California 95126
Grades Served 5-12

2018 Admissions

Application Fee $65
Admissions Deadlines The deadline to submit an application is January 31, 2018 at 11:59 PM PST. The deadline to complete the application with all materials submitted is March 3, 2018 at 11:59 PM PST.
Admission Requirements Transcripts, standardized test scores, letters of recommendation (Math and English), entrance exam, and family meeting.
Entrance Exam Dates November 13, January 11, February 11, February 27
General Inquiries


Optional Services Transportation, Early Bird (before-care), Late Bird (after-care), prepared lunches, clubs and sports (fee depends on club and sport)
Transportation Bus service throughout the Silicon Valley and a web-based portal to assist parents in establishing carpools

2018 Tuition & Fees

Application Fee $65
Tuition for fall $27,800
Enrollment Deposit $2,500
Required Fees Textbooks: $400-600
Tech & Design Fee: $300
Tuition Refund Plan (TRP): 4% of Annual Tuition less deposit (optional if tuition paid in one payment)

School information


1290 Parkmoor Avenue, San Jose, California 95126



(408) 291-0907

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday

7:00 AM - 5:00 PM



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