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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

Admissions for the 2017-18 school year is now open for Grades 5-12. Register for our interest list to receive updates from our admissions team or apply now.

Admissions steps and requirements vary by grade. Please read below for details.

Rolling Admissions
The regular admissions deadline was January 31, however we are now accepting applications on a rolling basis. All applicants who apply in the rolling cycle are applying for a place in our waitpool as BASIS Independent Silicon Valley does not currently have any openings.


Apply to BASIS Independent Silicon Valley


BASIS Independent Fremont

Serving grades K-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