U.S. News & World Report’s Best High School Rankings has listed five of the 10 BASIS.ed schools within the top 10 academic institutions throughout the country – at first, second, third, fifth and seventh place. BASIS.ed’s co-founder Dr. Michael Block will speak at a free, public information session on Wed., May 24 at BASIS Independent McLean (8000 Jones Branch Dr., McLean) to discuss the school’s growing prominence nationwide. Cocktail reception begins at 6:15 p.m. with the session to follow at 6:45 p.m. To register, go to basisindependent.com/may24 or call 703-854-1253.
BASIS was founded in 1998 by Dr. Michael and Olga Block. The two are world-class economists and scholars who have developed a formula for academic achievement for every child enrolled by offering a rigorous, globally competitive liberal arts and science curriculum taught by subject-expert teachers and supported by a culture of high expectations and constant encouragement. Commitment from BASIS.ed students, faculty and administrartors have propelled the schools to become some of the top ranked in the nation.