Friday, October 18, 2013

Basis Independent - my sidewalk chalk blog - nyc school help

Basis Independent - my sidewalk chalk blog - nyc school help:

basis independent

There is a new STEM based Independent School opening in Brooklyn in fall of 2014.They are a for-profit K-12th grade program that will be housed in new construction in Red Hook on Sigourney Street.
They have an in interesting pedigree. They began as a charter school network in Arizona, Texas and DC and they have grown to become one of the most highly respected High School programs in the country according to US News and World Report. They have 14 charter programs and they are opening 2 new independent schools in Brooklyn and San Jose, Ca. The school is accepting applications for K-10th grade (there may be some "bridge classes" depending on enrollment). Tuition is $23,500. for all students. There may be merit scholarship (no needs based financial aid) opportunities in the second year and beyond.
The HS program is 3 years with a 4th year "Essentially, 12th grade Capstone courses transition students from student-centered learning to independent learning. Capstone students study subjects like Category Theory, Organic Chemistry, Quantum Mechanics,