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BASIS Independent Manhattan (PreK–8) private school opens on the Upper West Side in fall 2017. It is our second campus in New York City following the establishing of BASIS Independent Brooklyn (preschool–grade 12) in fall 2014.

We offer a few different ways to learn more about the two BASIS Independent Schools in New York City:

  • Information Sessions: an overview of the BASIS Independent Schools philosophy, mission, and program offering. We also offer special sessions that offer an in-depth look at our curriculum, typically segmented by grade(s).
  • Open House: a full, immersive overview of the BASIS Independent Schools program.
  • BASIS Independent Manhattan School Tours: visit our Upper West Side campus during school hours to experience the BASIS Independent Schools program in action.

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Upcoming Admissions Events

The Symbiotic Classroom: An Introduction to our LET/SET Model

October 26, 2017 – 6:00 PM
Our Learning Expert Teacher/Subject Expert Teacher Model in grades 1-4 is one of the cornerstones of our successful curriculum. Students benefit from the expertise of multiple full-time teachers providing consistency in support and expectations, as well as an enriched learning environment. Join us to learn more! 

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General (PreK-Grade 8) Information Session

November 2, 2017 – 6:00 PM
Learn more about the history, mission, and philosophy of BASIS Curriculum Schools and next steps for application to BASIS Independent Manhattan. Meet our Head of School, Jesse Rizzo, as well as select teachers and staff.

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General Middle School Information Session

November 9, 2017 – 6:00 PM
Join us for an event that is focused on our Grade 5-8 program to learn more about what makes our middle school different and how BASIS Independent Manhattan will be a fit for your child. Hear from our Head of School, select faculty and staff, and current parents. 

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Upcoming Admissions Events

The Symbiotic Classroom: An Introduction to our LET/SET Model

October 26, 2017 – 6:00 PM

At BASIS Curriculum Schools, passionate teachers and curious students outperform not just the schools in our city and state, but schools all over the world in math, reading, and science. This year, 5 BASIS Curriculum schools were named in the top 10 of the 2017 U.S. News & World Report rankings of best high schools in the country.

Our Learning Expert Teacher/Subject Expert Teacher Model in Grades 1-4 is one of the cornerstones that has led to our successful curriculum. Learn more about our unique two-teacher model and how it enhances the educational journey of your child at our upcoming event. 

Session Location:

BASIS Independent Manhattan
795 Columbus Avenue, New York, NY 10025

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General (PreK-Grade 8) Information Session

November 2, 2017 – 6:00 PM
At BASIS Curriculum Schools, passionate teachers and curious students outperform not just the schools in our city and state, but schools all over the world in math, reading, and science. This year, 5 BASIS Curriculum schools were named in the top 10 of the 2017 U.S. News & World Report rankings of best high schools in the country.

Join us to learn what makes us different and how our program could be a fit for your child. Hear from our Head of School, select faculty and staff, and school leadership.

Session Location:
BASIS Independent Manhattan
795 Columbus Avenue, New York, NY 10025

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BASIS Independent Manhattan PreK-8 Open House

November 4, 2017 – 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for an great opportunity to meet our exceptional teaching staff and learn more about what makes their classroom a dynamic, engaging, and content-rich place for high-level learning. 

Parents will walk through our renovated facility, speak with faculty and staff, and also have the chance to meet current students and parents from BASIS Independent Manhattan! 

Session location:
BASIS Independent Manhattan
795 Columbus Avenue, New York, NY 10025

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General Middle School Information Session

November 9, 2017 – 6:00 PM
At BASIS Curriculum Schools, passionate teachers and curious students outperform not just the schools in our city and state, but schools all over the world in math, reading, and science. This year, 5 BASIS Curriculum schools were named in the top 10 of the 2017 U.S. News & World Report rankings of best high schools in the country.

Join us for an event that is focused on our Grade 5-8 program to learn more about what makes our middle school different and how BASIS Independent Manhattan will be a fit for your child. Hear from our Head of School, select faculty and staff, and current parents.

Session location:
BASIS Independent Manhattan
795 Columbus Avenue, New York, NY 10025

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