Edmund Burke School

4101 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20008-0200
Tel: (202)362-8882
Grades: 6-12 | 310 students
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Burke is an urban, co-educational, independent, college preparatory school that provides a challenging curriculum in a warm and supportive environment.
We welcome students of varied backgrounds and diverse gifts, each of whom we believe capable of important intellectual growth and academic achievement.
Burke currently serves over 305 students in grades 6 - 12.
The average class size is 15, and the faculty-student ratio is 1:7.
Edmund Burke School consciously brings together students who are different from one another in many ways, actively engages them in their own education, has high expectations for them, gives them power and responsibility, and supports and advances their growth as skilled and independent thinkers who step forward to make positive contributions to the world in which they live.
At Burke, we are certain that education's mission rests in how we teach as well as in what we teach.
Some of the most significant learning results from the vital human connection between teachers and students as caring individuals with complimentary goals.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Year Founded 1968

Student Body

Total Students 310 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
33%
State avg.: 50%
Students by Grade Edmund Burke School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
74%
Average Class Size 14 students
Number of AP Courses 12 courses
Advanced Courses Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, English, French Lit, Latin Language, Latin Lit, Physics, Spanish, Statistics, US History
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 5 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $35,075
Tuition Notes 35,075 for middle school and 37,065 for high school
% on Financial Aid
33%
Admissions Director Kai-Anasa George
Admissions Associate Shala Goolsby

Sports

Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
GolfSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,
Volleyball
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The average private school tuition in Washington, DC is $17,067 for elementary schools and $27,588 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Washington, DC is 55% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).