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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

Open House: PreK-Grade 8

January 20 – 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join us for a 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. 

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General (K-Grade 8) Information Session

January 25, 2018 – 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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The Early Learning Program: A PreK-K Introduction

February 1, 2018 – 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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Upcoming Admissions Events

BASIS Independent Manhattan PreK-8 Open House

January 20, 2018 – 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 (PreK-Grade 8) Information Session

January 25, 2018 – 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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The Early Learning Program: A PreK-K Introduction

February 1, 2017 – 6:00 PM

The earliest years of a child's education are filled with "aha!" moments that occur in building and uncovering connections between the countless ideas and topics young learners are exposed to every day. At BASIS Independent Manhattan, a PreK-Grade 8 private school, we believe that creating opportunities for discovery and delight for preschoolers ignites a love of learning that leads to greater success throughout their education and beyond. 

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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Middle School Night

February 8, 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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