BASIS aimed at improving Israel education in Jewish day schools.  As outcomes, it sought measurable improvements in student learning, in knowledge and skills of teachers, in the Israel education curricula and educational programs of the schools, and in the educational infrastructure of the central agency for Jewish education.

BASIS involved activity within each participating school and community-wide efforts:

At the School Level, BASIS involved these components and activities:

At the Communal Level, the Central Agency provided these services:

Here is a graphic representation of how BASIS works.