​Welcome to BASIS Independent McLean

BASIS Independent McLean is a PreK–grade 12 private school that offers more than just an education designed to prepare students to be among the top students in the area: we’re focused on preparing students to be among the top in the world. From the beginning, they study an array of subjects like engineering, advanced mathematics, classics, Mandarin, Latin, fine arts, and more. The time-tested, globally benchmarked BASIS Curriculum results in autonomous learners with deep content knowledge and the ability to put knowledge to use in novel, innovative ways. Our expert educators create a supportive, collaborative classroom environment where students uncover passions and develop the skills and grit necessary to succeed in anything they put their minds to.