Basis scottsdale, arizona - the best public high school in America
BASIS Scottsdale is a highly competitive high school. Ranked as the No. 1 high school in the United States by US News News and World Report, it was established in 2003 to provide students with an internationally competitive curriculum to prepare their students regardless whatever their career.
Located just 20 minutes from Phoenix, Scottsdale is an urban city famous for its warm weather and is often called a golfer's paradise. A vibrant central area, there are many parks and entertainment programs. Located in Downtown Scottsdale on 10 acres, BASIS Scottsdale's new campuses, opened for the 2016-17 school year. The school has modern classrooms, laboratories, basketball courts and performing arts facilities.
There are several opportunities for BASIS Scottsdale students to express themselves outside the classroom. The school offers a number of different sports for both men and women throughout the fall, winter and spring. Students in grades 9-11 may participate in sports. In art, BASIS Scottsdale students can participate in a number of performing and fine arts opportunities, including several AP classes in the arts.
FEATURES OF THE SCHOOL:
Ranked as the best high school in the US in 2017, 2018 by U.S. News & World Report
Ranking A + on Niche.com
Ranked among the top 2 best STEM schools in the US
The school's total AP course count is 28, with the student passing the AP exam up to 94%, much higher than the US average of 60.4%.
Average SAT: 1482
Average ACT: 30.7
New and newly equipped facilities are added for the 2016-2017 school year
50% of graduates are accepted into the top 50 universities in the US, with the average scholarship per student receiving $ 114,000
Academic level: 4-12
Total number of students: 1,090
Student / teacher ratio: 1:25
Number of member schools that accept international students: 1
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