6-12|Private
300 students
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School leader:  Andrew Slater
4101 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20008

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(202) 362-8882
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"We are best known for our challenging, progressive academics and inclusiveness."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    None
  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
  • Arts
    Video and film production, Rock band, Jazz band...
  • World languages
    French, Latin, Spanish
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27 reviews

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Submitted by a parent · September 15, 2016
I am a parent with two children at Burke. I am a DC native who went to top private schools; I got a great education but never felt that my schools created a warm community. Burke is different. The school combines strong academics with a huge... more

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Submitted by a community member · April 19, 2016
Burke is a wonderfully excepting community. The teachers are great and they actually want to help the students succeed. 10/10 Would attend again.

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Submitted by a parent · May 04, 2014
We love Burke! The parents and teachers and classes are great. The location is perfect, and the kids...smart and upbeat.

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Submitted by a parent · October 16, 2013
Burke has a great balance of academics and steering students towards more critical thinking (along with strong arts and fun sports teams)

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About this school

Burke is a progressive, urban, diverse, college-prep school in Washington DC for 300 students in grades 6-12. We offer challenging academics, world-class arts and championship sports with an emphasis on leadership and service. We graduate critical thinkers with a strong sense of civic responsibility all of whom go on to college. Our mission and philosophy are inspired by the famous quote from Edmund Burke: "All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing."

6 / 10

January 06, 2014

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Last modified: September 15, 2016
Last modified Edmund Burke School is a Private school that serves grades 6-12
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