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We are excited to know you are considering BASIS Independent McLean, an age 2 through Grade 12 private school.
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.
- Toddlers must be 2 years old before they can begin the program
- PreK-1 students must turn 3 by September 30
- PreK-2 students must turn 4 by September 30
- Kindergarten students must turn 5 by September 30
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
Applications submitted and completed after February 1, 2024 will be reviewed on a rolling, space-available basis for the 2024-25 school year.
Application Submission Deadline: Applications for all grades are open until the grade has closed, subsequent applications will move to a wait pool.
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 completing their application.
Commitment Date: To accept an offered seat, families must sign a binding Enrollment Agreement and make a non-refundable deposit.