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Important Dates for Fall 2023 Admission


  • September 6, 2022 - Applications Open in Ravenna
  • January 6, 2023 - Preliminary Application Due
  • January 20, 2023 - Supplemental Documents Due
  • January 27, 2023 - Financial Aid Application Due
  • March 3, 2023 - Decisions Released
  • March 17, 2023 - Enrollment Responses Due
Start Your Application Today:

Our application for Fall 2023 entry is now open in Ravenna, our online admissions platform. To see an in-depth overview of the process and get started, simply login to (or create an account for) RavennaNote: Burke is test-optional and accepts the ISEE or SSAT; we administer our own language arts assessment.

Expansion Years at Burke

Burke is a 6th-12th grade school and we encourage applications for 6th-11th grade. In a typical year, we welcome at least a couple new students in each of these grades. The following grades, however, are considered "expansion years" (or "entry years") and have the largest concentration of new-to-Burke students:

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  • 6th Grade

    20-24 new students
  • 9th Grade

    30 new students
Among 2021-22 Burke students:

59% live in the District
36% live in Maryland
5% live in Virginia
Of new Burke students in 2022-23:

47% are from public schools
48% are from private & parochial schools
4% are from international schools
1% were homeschooled

Upcoming Admissions Events

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Co-ed, progressive, college prep school in Washington, DC featuring a challenging curriculum in an inclusive environment for grades 6-12.