We take pride in putting our partners’ missions first. As a team, we provide the services and supports necessary to help our partners achieve their missions with the ultimate goal of serving educators and students. It is through this service-orientation that Basis has become a trusted voice and reliable source of insight for government agencies, foundations, private institutions, and nonprofits.


Basis uses our expertise in ten core capabilities to create customized solutions for our partners. These skills allow us to meet a wide range of research needs with rigorous methods and innovative thinking. Learn more about how we’ve used our core capabilities to help our partners make informed decisions, identify opportunities, and improve effectiveness by clicking below.


  • Needs Assessment

  • Design Research

  • Instrument Design & Validation

  • Survey Research

  • Performance Measurement

  • Policy Research

  • Performance Appraisal

  • Impact Evaluation

  • Field Experiments

  • Predictive Modeling

Our research helps organizations make better decisions.

Our Team

Each member of our team shares a commitment to our vision: to improve lives by informing critical decisions. We enjoy digging into the challenging issues our partners face and delivering insights that allow them to make decisions and achieve progress.

How can we help?

We are an independent research firm specializing in policy research & program evaluation, delivering reliable data to inform policy & guide decision-making.