BASIS Independent Brooklyn

Private Co-Ed PK-12
Address: 556 Columbia Street; Brooklyn, NY 11231   USA
Phone: 917.473.1615
Head of School: Hadley Ruggles
Traditional Entry Points: PreK, K, 6, and 9
Admission Tests Accepted: Our own assessments, based off our own curriculum

About BASIS Independent Brooklyn

Preschool, Elementary, Middle, High School

At BASIS Independent Brooklyn, a PreK–grade 12 private school, we believe in educating students to the highest international standards. We educate young students with expert instruction in the liberal arts and sciences, including: Mandarin, music, engineering, world history, math, and hands-on, project-based learning. Our knowledgeable and passionate subject experts believe that with the right support and encouragement, any motivated child can achieve academic excellence. Our world-acclaimed program is inspired by best practices from around the world, and facilitates a joyful learning culture where hard work is celebrated and intellectual pursuits result in extraordinary opportunities.

COVID-19 Admission Adjustments

How are you adjusting your admission process? Our Admissions process will be flexible for parents and students, depending on vaccination status, COVID-19 infection rates, and comfortability. We will offer virtual and in-person appointments for Family Meetings, assessments, and entrance exams. We also plan to offer in-person and virtual versions of our informational events and tours over the course of the fall!

Are you conducting tours/open houses? Yes! We will be hosting a variety of tours, information sessions, and Open Houses over the fall and early winter. These will be a mix of in-person and virtual, and more information can be found on our website:

Are both parents expected to attend tours/presentations? yes

What is expected of families? What is expected of families: Families are required to attend a Family Meeting, and each student does an assessment. More information on these appointments is included in the application portal upon submitting the online application.


Nothing from June 1, 2021 to June 1, 2023.