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Applying to BASIS Independent McLean

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

We are currently accepting applications on a rolling basis (Rolling Admissions) for preschool through grade 10 for fall 2018. Apply now for fall 2018. 

If you have any questions about admissions, please e-mail or call us at (703) 854-1253.

Ms. Stephanie Cancienne Hedge
Sr. Director of Admissions

2018-19 Admissions

Rolling Admissions
We are accepting applications for Preschool–Grade 10 on a rolling basis for fall 2018. Beginning March 1st, applicants who have completed all application requirements will be notified of an offer within 5 business days.


BASIS Independent McLean offers an International Student Program

Admissions Steps and Requirements

  • 1

    Attend an Informational Event (Optional)

    Though not required, we recommend you attend an informational event to learn about our program before applying.

    Optional for Early Learning Program–Grade 10.

  • 2

    Complete and submit an online application along with a $50 application fee.

    Applications are now available.

    Required for Early Learning ProgramGrade 10.

  • 3

    For 2017 Admissions: Submit unofficial transcripts.
    For 2018 Admissions: Submit 3 year history of transcripts and standardized test results.

    Required for Grades 110.

  • 4

    Register online for your child's group play date (Preschool, Kindergarten and Grade 1) or entrance exam (Grades 210).

    Required for Early Learning ProgramGrade 10.

  • 5

    Register online for your Family Meeting.

    All applicants and at least one parent and/or legal guardian must attend a 60-minute meeting where we will interview your child and answer any questions you may have.

    Required for Early Learning ProgramGrade 10.

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