BASIS Independent Schools

BASIS Independent Schools is authorized under federal law to enroll nonimmigrant alien students. Space available to international students is limited in order to ensure that students can be fully integrated with the rest of the BASIS Independent student population.

BASIS Independent Silicon ValleyBASIS Global's International Student Program offers a dynamic and rigorous American educational experience for F-1 international students who wish to earn a high school diploma in the United States.

The program fosters fantastic educational opportunities for our students and instills in them a love of learning and lifelong curiosity. Our international students bring to the classroom their own unique educational seasoning and, in return, receive a challenging and enriching educational experience.

The International Student Program welcomes a diverse international population, attracting students with assorted backgrounds and areas of interest. Our international students are motivated, academically high-performing individuals with a great appreciation for an amazing educational and cultural exchange opportunity. All incoming students are selected to the program through a process that includes a series of placement tests, evaluation of their English language skills, and a Skype or in-person interview.