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Application Process

FALL 2023
If you are starting to explore for the 2023-24 school year, please submit an inquiry. We're looking forward to meeting you!

FALL 2022
For the upcoming school year (2022-23), our Round I application deadline was January 7. We may be able to consider applications in Round II if space remains in a specific grade. If you're interested in being considered in Round II, please call us at 202-362-8882. Please note: we are not accepting Round II applications for 7th, 8th, or 10th grade.

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
  • 7th Grade

    5-6 new students
  • 9th Grade

    30 new students
  • 10th Grade

    5-6 new students

Of new Burke students, 52% are from public schools, 48% are from private & parochial schools. Our 2020-21 student body represents 63 zip codes: 60% from DC, 33% from Maryland, 5% from Virginia.

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.