- SAN JOSE, CA
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- Academicsgrade A+
- Diversitygrade C
- Teachersgrade A+
- College Prepgrade A+
- Clubs & Activitiesgrade C minus
- Sportsgrade C minus
We are opening a lower school! BASIS Independent Silicon Valley Lower will open in fall 2022, for TK - Grade 5 in Sunnyvale. BASIS Independent Silicon Valley Upper, in San Jose, will continue to be home to grades 6 - 12.
At BASIS Independent Silicon Valley, a TK - Grade 12 private school, students and subject expert teachers engage in a spiraling liberal arts and sciences curriculum benchmarked to the best education systems in the world. We believe in setting a higher standard for students and promoting self-reliance and accountability in an environment where learning is encouraged and celebrated.
Outside of our classrooms, students can select from over 65 clubs, athletic, and competitive offerings.
Our seniors are accepted and prepared to excel in the world's top colleges and universities including Stanford, MIT, Harvard, UC Berkeley, UCLA, University of Chicago, Oxford, and many more.
BASIS Independent Silicon Valley Rankings
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Making Middle School Matter
In grades 5-12, students have a different teacher for each subject. In grades 6-8, students take three periods each of Biology, Chemistry, and Physics weekly; differentiated math begins in grade 6; Latin in grade 5 and 6, and in grade 7, students select their World Language. We uniquely prepare students for our high school and raise student learning to a global standard.
Culture & Safety
- Spirit Week37%
- not having a ton of hw+catching up on sleep17%
- Food Truck Festivals7%
- Halloween Dance7%
- i love having no extracurricular sports at school7%
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Living in the Area
- Cost of Livinggrade D
- Good for Familiesgrade B
- Housinggrade D
BASIS Independent Silicon Valley Reviews
Apart from academics, the school doesn't offer much. BTW, there are 3-7 quizzes/tests every week and 3-6 hours of homework. The school's ranking is #110 in the US. It's not worth it.