Edmund Burke School

4101 Connecticut Avenue, NW,
Washington, DC, 20008-0200
Tel: (202)362-8882
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 315 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)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
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.: 48%
Students by Grade Edmund Burke School Students 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 12 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. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $31,070
% on Financial Aid 20%
Admissions Director Kai-Anasa George
Admissions Associate Alison Vest

Sports

Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, WrestlingBasketballCross Country,
DanceGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTrack and Field,
Ultimate FrisbeeVolleyball,
Wrestling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Washington International School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Franklin Montessori School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Franklin Montessori School (0.4 miles away)
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    (202)966-7747
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    0.4  mi  |  50  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
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    Sheridan School
    4400 36th Street NW
    Washington , DC , 20008
    (202)362-7900
    0.5  mi  |  226  students  |  Gr.  K-8
  • Washington
    Washington International School
    Special Program Emphasis
    3100 Macomb Street NW
    Washington , DC , 20008
    (202)243-1800
    Special Program Emphasis
    0.6  mi  |  899  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
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    Sidwell Friends School
    (Friends)
    3825 Wisconsin Ave Nw
    Washington , DC , 20016
    (202)537-8100
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    Beauvoir The National Cathedral Elementary School
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    3500 Woodley Road Nw
    Washington , DC , 20016
    (202)537-6793
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    0.8  mi  |  401  students  |  Gr.  PK-3

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