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Apply for Fall 2024

We are delighted that you are considering Burke. Our application for Fall 2024 admission is now open.

To get started, create an account in Ravenna, an online admissions system that many independent schools use. Next, go to Edmund Burke School in the Directory and select “Apply,” which will get your application process started. (Here are some graphic directions.)

Required Components:
  • Application form - submitted in Ravenna
  • Supplementary documents, including a transcript - submitted in Ravenna
  • Student and parent interview - after you submit the application form, we will reach out to schedule

Optional Components:

  • January 5, 2024 - Application Due & Burke Financial Aid Form
  • January 19, 2024 - Supplemental Documents
  • January 26, 2024 - Clarity Financial Aid Application
  • March 1, 2024 - Decisions Released
  • March 15, 2024 - Enrollment Responses Due

Expansion Years at Burke

Burke welcomes applications for 6th-11th grade. The following grades are considered "expansion years" (or "entry years"), when we expect the size of the grade to increase:

  • 6th gradeall students are new
  • 7th grade
  • 9th grade - class roughly doubles in size
  • 10th grade
Among 2023-24 Burke students:

63% live in the District
30% live in Maryland
7% live in Virginia
Among NEW Burke students in 2023-24:

55% are from public schools
40% are from private & parochial schools
3% were homeschooled
2% are from international schools

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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.