Katherine Delmar Burke School

7070 California Street,
San Francisco, CA, 94121-0941
     Tel: (415)751-0177
Grades: K - 8 | 402 students
Burke's prepares able, motivated girls for academic challenge, life in community and lifelong love of learning.
Burke's celebrates childhood as the best preparation for adulthood, enabling girls to take risks and become confident in who they are.
Burke's embraces individual and cultural differences, teaching that each girl can make a difference in her world.
For nearly a century, the Katherine Delmar Burke School has held a unique place in the education of girls.
By pairing high academic standards with a community that encourages independence and self-confidence, Burke's has graduated generations of girls who excel in high school and beyond.
Burke's challenges its girls through a demanding academic curriculum with a rich complement of arts, athletics, and community activities.
As they advance to high school and beyond, Burke's graduates are empowered by their strong and enduring academic foundation, thirst for continued learning, clear sense of themselves, and confidence in what they can accomplish.
At Burke's our entire program is based on our understanding of what works for girls.
This understanding reflects extensive research and pedagogical innovation at leading universities informed by our ongoing observations and assessments of what works for our own students.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Coalition of Girls
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8

Student Body

Total Students 402 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color 35%
State avg.: 43%
Students by Grade Katherine Delmar Burke School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 15 / Jan. 15
% on Financial Aid 23%
Admissions Director Renee Thompson
Admissions Associate Mary Jizmagian

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St. John Of San Francisco Orthodox Academy (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mother Goose School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Mother Goose School (0.3 miles away)
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  • San FranciscoMother Goose School
    Daycare / Preschool
    334 28th Avenue
    San FranciscoCA94121
    (415)221-6133
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.3 mi | 18 students | Gr. NS-K                      
  • San FranciscoSt. John Of San Francisco Orthodox Academy
    Alternative School
    6210 Geary Blvd
    San FranciscoCA94121
    (415)221-3484
    Alternative School
    0.5 mi | 63 students | Gr. K-12                      
  • San FranciscoKittredge School
    2355 Lake St
    San FranciscoCA94121
    (415)750-8390
    0.5 mi | 85 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • San FranciscoSt Monica School
      (Roman Catholic)
    5950 Geary Blvd
    San FranciscoCA94121
    (415)875-1956
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.6 mi | 204 students | Gr. KG-7                      
  • San FranciscoSt Thomas The Apostle Elementary School
      (Roman Catholic)
    3801 Balboa St
    San FranciscoCA94121
    (415)221-2711
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.6 mi | 250 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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