Editor’s Note: We are very proud to introduce our latest sponsor, BASIS Independent McLean! This new private school will open next school year, offering a nationally ranked liberal arts curriculum that is also focused on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). We are proud to have BASIS Independent McLean as a sponsor of our Holiday Guide and look forward to welcoming the school to our area! Find out more about BASIS at one of its upcoming orientation sessions (Nov. 21, Dec. 3, and Dec. 15) and read below to learn about what makes the school so special.
The best school in America has arrived! BASIS Independent McLean is a Preschool-12th grade private school with a nationally ranked liberal arts, STEM-focused curriculum opening in Fall 2016 in Tysons. When you attend an informational event, you will have the opportunity to meet the Head of School and Admissions Team, and learn how the school raises students’ levels of learning to the highest international standards. Subject Expert Teachers are knowledgeable, passionate, and believe that with the right support and encouragement, any child can excel. More than 70 percent of teachers at BASIS schools have an advanced degree in their subject.
BASIS Independent McLean exudes a joyful learning culture where hard work is celebrated and intellectual pursuits result in extraordinary outcomes. The curriculum is designed to help students establish a deep foundation of disciplinary knowledge to fuel critical thinking, problem solving, and creativity. Students are motivated to grow to be the best version of themselves and be prepared for the demands of higher education, a rewarding career, and global citizenship.
BASIS Independent McLean is now accepting applications on a rolling basis for Preschool through 10th grade. Contact the Admissions Team at McLean-Admissions@BASISindependent.com or (703) 854-1253.
Upcoming information sessions:
Thursday, December 3 @ 7:00 pm – Information Session about BASIS Independent McLean, featuring the Vice President of School Management, Carolyn McGarvey. Learn more about BASIS Independent McLean, including the school’s origins and philosophy.Register here.
Saturday, December 5 – Curriculum Sessions for grades PreK-5 @ 9:30 am; grades 6-12 @ 11:00 am. Discover in-depth what your student will learn at BASIS Independent McLean with our nationally-ranked liberal arts, STEM-focused curriculum. Register here.
Saturday, December 12 – Playdate for grades PreK-1 and Teacher demo day for grades 6-10! Students must apply to be eligible to attend. Apply here.
Tuesday, December 15 @ 7:00 pm – Information Session. Learn more about BASIS Independent McLean, including the school’s origins and philosophy, and meet the Head of School and Admissions Team. Register here.