Katherine Delmar Burke School
Katherine Delmar Burke School Photo #2 - The Maypole ceremony each spring takes advantage of our campus' beautiful open space.
- Burke`s mission is to educate, encourage and empower girls.
- Our school combines academic excellence with an appreciation for childhood so that students thrive as learners, develop a strong sense of self, contribute to community, and fulfill their potential, now and throughout life.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Coalition of Girls|
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
|Grades Offered||Grades Kindergarten-8|
|Total Students||402 students|
|Student Body Type||All-girls|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 44%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||67 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||6:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Matriculation DataMatric. Data||Link to Matriculation Data|
|Classroom Dress Code||Formal|
(Lower School: Plaid jumper or green pants with white shirt. Upper School: Middy and skirt or blue pants and white shirt.)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Dec. 10|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$33,920|
|Tuition Notes||$33,920 for Lower School students $35,200 for Upper School students|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Admissions Director||Natalie Mast|
|Admissions Associate||Carson Perez|
|Endowment Size||$15.8 million|
|Total Sports Offered||5 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBasketball, Cross Country,|
To fulfill its mission, Burke`s commits to:
- Provide a rigorous and robust program, tailored especially for girls, that nurtures academic, artistic, physical, cultural, and social-emotional growth.
- Offer a vibrant and innovative learning environment that develops curiosity and creativity along with the collaboration, communication, and critical thinking skills needed to succeed in a complex world.
- Build a caring, diverse, and inclusive school community that values differences as well as similarities and fosters a sense of responsibility for oneself and others.
- Take a child-centered approach to learning that honors developmental stages, supports healthy relationships, promotes well-being, and recognizes the individuality of each girl.
- Create ongoing opportunities for girls to embrace challenge, take risks, learn from mistakes, cultivate leadership, advocate for themselves, and achieve their personal best.
- Sustain an inspiring faculty that is passionate about education.
- Partner with parents to support a reflective and joyful educational experience.
- Strive for continual improvement in a school-wide culture that celebrates meaningful tradition as a bridge from past to present to future.
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- San Francisco Grades: PK-8 | 441 students
333 Dolores Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415)861-5432 4 PK-8
- San Francisco Grades: NS-8 | 370 students
2222 Broadway St
San Francisco, CA 94115
(415)563-2900 3.3 NS-8
- San Francisco Grades: K-8 | 232 students
3839 Washington Street
San Francisco, CA 94118
(415)751-9318 2 K-8
- San Francisco Grades: K-8 | 430 students
250 Valencia Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415)565-0400 4 K-8
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