Edmund Burke School

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Tel: (202) 362-8882 Ext. 670
4101 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20008
  • Founded in 1968, Burke is an established progressive school for Grades 6-12 in Washington, DC known for our experienced and creative faculty, small and vibrant classes, and dedication to social change and civic engagement.
  • At Burke, we actively involve students in their own education and empower them to become advocates for themselves, for others, and for their communities.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
National Association of College Admissions Counselors
Association of Independent Maryland And DC Schools (JAIMS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supportedmild learning differences
Year Founded1968
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students292 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Edmund Burke School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
67%
Average Class Size12 students
Number of AP Courses9 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesBiology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English Literature, French Language, Physics, Spanish Language, US History
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(No dress code)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 8 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$41,475
Tuition NotesMiddle School - $41,475 / High School - $43,995
% on Financial Aid
32%
Admissions DirectorKai-Anasa George
Admissions AssociateLiz Paladino

Sports

Total Sports Offered11 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryGolf,
SailingSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Affinity Groups, Student Government, Student Magazines, Student Newspaper

Arts and Music Programs:
Choral Groups, High School Play, Instrumental Music, Middle School Play, Musical, Vocal Music

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Esports Club

School Notes

  • Our Mission: Burke consciously brings together students who are different from one another in many ways, actively engages them in their own education, holds them to high expectations, 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.

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