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Thank you for your interest in our vibrant learning community at BASIS Independent Brooklyn.
We are excited to know you are considering BASIS Independent Brooklyn, a PreK through Grade 12 private school with a Lower and Upper school location.
Admissions is a selective process. We seek applicants who have an interest in learning at an international level, a desire to make a contribution, a willingness to work hard, and an ambition to join a collaborative, supportive, and joyful community of peers, and Learning and Subject Expert Teachers. Here, you will find a respectful, diverse, and passionate community dedicated to advanced academic inquiry, providing opportunities for exploration and choice, and rigorous student support and social-emotional growth.
We are accepting applications for the 2024-2025 school year.
- PreK-1 students must turn 3 by September 1
- PreK-2 students must turn 4 by September 1
- Kindergarten students must turn 5 by September 1
We evaluate each student based on their academic preparedness and potential. If we deem a student more suitable for a grade that doesn’t align with their birthdate during the application process, we will make that grade placement recommendation.
Rolling Admissions Cycle
Application Submission Deadline: Applications for all grades are open until the grade has closed.
Application Completion Deadline: There is no deadline to submit applications, but seats will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis to students with completed, eligible applications. An application is deemed complete when all supplementary materials are received and required meetings are attended.
Notification Date: Applicants will be notified within 10 business days after submitting their application.
Commitment Date: To accept an offered seat, families must sign a binding Enrollment Agreement and make a non-refundable deposit of $5,000 within 15 business days of their enrollment offer.
NOTE: The math entry level for grade 9 is Algebra II; this increases in sequence for grades 10–12. If you are interested in applying to grades 10 or above, please contact the Admissions team prior to submitting an application. Students have the opportunity to take math classes over the summer prior to starting at BASIS Independent Brooklyn.