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Basis Tucson

Basis Tucson is a coeducational public charter school for students in grades 5 through 12.

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Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban


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Supportive environment provided by the faculty and administration balance our rigorous and demanding academic program. Our goal is to have students learn to take responsibility for their own education and to recognize and enjoy the power of knowledge.



Public charter schools are supported through lower levels of direct, public funding, as well as though private subsidies. As with district public schools, they do not charge tuition to students who attend them.



81% of students graduate from Basis Tucson

Test Scores

30 Average score for the ACT Composite

1995 Average score for the SAT Composite

Adequate Yearly Progress

AYP was Met Overall for the year 2012.

AYP for Graduation was Met for the year 2012.

AYP for Attendance was Met for the year 2012.

AYP is a measurement defined by the United States federal No Child Left Behind Act that allows the U.S. Department of Education to determine how every public school and school district in the country is performing academically according to results on standardized tests.


Basis Tucson received a Gold award from US News in 2013.

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 699
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
5 134
6 134
7 111
8 100
9 77
10 53
11 56
12 34

Basis Tucson's relatively variable enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Basis Tucson's enrollment numbers.

Gender 51% Male / 49% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 53%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 1%
Hispanic/Latino 20%
Black or African American 4%
Asian 21%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%
Contact   Cheryl Carnes
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