Burke Mountain Academy

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  • While Burke Mountain Academy is continually evolving and changing, its core values remain the same unique in its blending of independence and community, athletics and academics, respect for others as well as one's self.
  • Each of these plays an equally important role in developing a sound mind, healthy body and lively spirit.
  • The three essential ingredients Burke Mountain Academy believes a student must achieve to face and conquer the many mountains that lie ahead, and, ultimately, fulfill a dream.

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School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedESL
Year Founded1970

Student Body

Total Students64 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 9%
Students by Grade Burke Mountain Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
99%
Average Class Size12 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$57,891
Tuition Notes$43,872 – PG Boarding (Post Graduate) $44,533 – Full Term Day (Grades 9-12) $40,839 – Winter Term Boarding (8th Grade) $33,107 – Winter Term Day (8th Grade)
Admissions DirectorMardene Haskell

Sports

Total Sports Offered2 sports
SportsAlpine Skiing, Nordic SkiingAlpine SkiingNordic Skiing,

School Notes

  • While Burke Mountain Academy is continually evolving and changing, its core values remain the same unique in its blending of independence and community, athletics and academics, respect for others as well as one's self. Each of these plays an equally important role in developing a sound mind, healthy body and lively spirit. The three essential ingredients Burke Mountain Academy believes a student must achieve to face and conquer the many mountains that lie ahead, and, ultimately, fulfill a dream.
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