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BASIS Independent McLean
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  • Private
  • MCLEAN, VA

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Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade unavailable
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C minus
  6. Sports
    grade C minus

About

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$70
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
No data available  

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$31,400
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
No data available  
Average Financial Aid
No data available  
From BASIS Independent McLean

BASIS Independent McLean is an age 2–grade 12 private school that raises the standards of student learning to the highest international levels in a liberal arts and STEM-focused curriculum benchmarked to the top education systems worldwide. Passionate educators with subject-specific expertise inspire students to love learning and develop the knowledge, confidence, and autonomy to be successful in their education and beyond. Our program is centered on the belief that students can do more than what is typically expected of them, and we facilitate a joyful learning culture where hard work is celebrated and intellectual pursuits result in extraordinary outcomes.

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BASIS Independent McLean Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1450
35 responses
Average ACT
32
9 responses

High School Program

Our high school curriculum features diverse and challenging coursework based on the best education systems around the world. -AP coursework begins in 9th grade. -Seniors participate in daily college counseling, specialized capstone courses, and advanced independent research. -BIM seniors are accepted to programs such as Stanford, MIT, Johns Hopkins, and Chicago, just to name a few.

Culture & Safety

Poll
45%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 11 responses
Poll
45%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 11 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 13 responses
  • International Day
    23%
  • Last day
    23%
  • Fall Festival
    15%
  • Homecoming
    15%
  • Spirit Week
    15%
  • Field Trip
    8%

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Students

Diversity
grade unavailable
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
478
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 11 responses
18%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 11 responses
18%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 11 responses

Preschool

Annual Cost
No data available  
Cost is for the most complete schedule offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Starting Age
2 years
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
8:1
Schedule Options
  • Offers Full Week
    Yes
  • Offers Part Week
    No data available  
  • Offers Full Day
    Yes
  • Offers Part Day
    No data available  

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
7:1
National
17:1
Poll
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 11 responses
Poll
64%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 11 responses
Poll
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 11 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
45%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 11 responses
36%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 11 responses
36%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 11 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$96,446
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,848
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$484,000
National
$217,500

BASIS Independent McLean Reviews

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