BASIS Independent McLean

Ranked as the #7 best college prep private high school in America (Niche), BASIS offers students a great location, a diverse community and outstanding university acceptances. In 2023, 93% of seniors were accepted to a Top 50 National University!

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McLean, Virginia (near Washington D.C.)
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Accepting Grades Pre K-10
August/September Intakes
Language Requirement:
TOEFL equivalent 80-100
Cost of Attendance
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Off-Campus Residence and Homestay
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Amerigo Select School
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Amerigo Signature School
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Why Study at BASIS Independent McLean?
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One of the Top-Ranked Schools in America

BASIS McLean has been named the #7 Best College Prep Private High School in America and the #10 Best Private K-12 School in America by Niche.

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Consistent Top University Acceptances

In 2023, 93% of BASIS McLean seniors were accepted to a Top 50 National University, 62% of seniors were accepted to a Top 25 National University and 23% of seniors were accepted to a Top 10 National University.

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Well-Rounded, Globally-Recognized BASIS Curriculum

As a Top High School in Virginia, students have access to advanced AP courses, a unique senior capstone program, daily college counseling meetings and a STEM-focused education.

Study in Metropolitan Washington D.C., United States

BASIS McLean is located in McLean, Virginia,  just a quick trip away from the heart of Washington D.C. The capital of the United States is a hub of politics, business, international relations, art and technology, with countless opportunities for ambitious students.

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McLean has a population of 48,566, and is accessible to Washington D.C. via a train.
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Easy Access to two international airports - Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Ronald Reagan Washington Airport (DCA)
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Close to top-ranked universities including Georgetown University (#22), University of Maryland (#46), George Washington University (#67), and American University (#105).
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Suburban Washington D.C.

BASIS Independent McLean Facts


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of recent graduates were accepted into a Top 25 Public University


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