Frequently Asked Questions

No. Enrollment at BASIS Charter Schools through the International Student Program is limited to a maximum of one academic term (10 months). However, students who wish to study for more than one year have the option to transfer to a private U.S. high school upon successful completion of their academic program at BASIS Charter schools.

Yes, the student can stay at BASIS Independent school for more than one year, until graduation if needed, as long as the student has good grades and qualifies to re-enroll for next year.

Students usually stay with host families during their time at the BASIS Independent and Charter schools.

Please check the tuition fees on our website.

BASIS Independent Brooklyn accepts students into grades 7 through 11.
BASIS Independent Silicon Valley accepts students into grades 8 through 10.

Students need an F-1 student visa. After the students get accepted into BASIS Global International Student Program, BASIS Global issues and sends a student an I-20 form which he/she takes to the embassy to get a student visa.

Yes, he/she can. He/she needs to let their current school’s DSO know that they are transferring.

Application requirements are:

  • Send us the filled out application form with 2 teacher recommendations and transcripts for the last 3 years
  • Pay application fee $500
  • Do the in person/Skype interview
  • Do the math test
  • Submit TOEFL IBT score (we accept score 90 or higher on TOEFL IBT)