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Applying to BASIS Independent Silicon Valley

Thank you for your interest in learning more about the process for admission to BASIS Independent Silicon Valley. Our process is selective and multi-step, ensuring we spend time getting to know our applicants, their families, and vice-versa.


2017-18 Applications

The application deadline for the 2017-18 school year has passed.  We are accepting grade 5 applications on a rolling basis, however admissions for grades 6 and abovs is now closed.  Please note, any family applying now is applying ofr a space in our waitpool as we do not currently have any openings.  Register for our interest list to receive updates from our admissions team regarding availability of the 2018 application.


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BASIS Independent Fremont

Serving transitional kindergarten - grade 8, our Bay Area sister school, BASIS Independent Fremont, is located at 3300 Kearney Street in Fremont and is currently accepting applications.

Apply to BASIS Independent Fremont

International students requiring a Form I-20 must apply to the International Student Program through BASIS Global Learn More

Admissions Steps and Requirements

  • 1

    Attend an Informational Event (Optional)


  • 2

    Complete and submit an online application along with a $65 non-refundable application fee.


  • 3

    Provide letter of recommendation forms to the student's current teachers(s)- math and English.


  • 4

    Provide transcript request and standardized test scores to the student's current school for the most current year and the last two years.

  • 5

    Register online for your student's entrance exam.

    Required for all grades (grades 5-12).


  • 6

    Register online for your family meeting.



  • 7

    Register online for a school tour (optional).



Checklists and Forms

Application Checklist and Calendar

Recommendation and Transcript Request Form