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  • Get to know us

    ... and get to know Burke!
Whether you're at Burke for seven years (as a "lifer") or two years, you are an essential member of this community. While most new students come in 6th and 9th grade, we aim to expand the class size in 7th and 10th grade and often welcome several new students each year in 8th and 11th grade.

Hear from students who joined Burke at a range of grade levels:

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  • Emma '22

    Started in 11th Grade - "You can feel free to be yourself and find your people."
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  • Jay '22

    Leadership Role: 2021-22 Co-President, Student Government Association
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  • Ellen '23

    Favorite tradition: "The Amazing Race!"
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  • Nebeyo '23

    Started in 10th Grade - "Everyone welcomes you."
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  • Asa '25

    Arts Electives: Filmmaking & Digital Photography
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  • Emily '25

    Started in 6th Grade – "Burke is definitely a place that makes you feel at home."
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  • Jack '26

    Started in 7th Grade - "I was instantly a part of the community."
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  • Jayla '28

    Started in 6th Grade - "Burke doesn't just allow you to be yourself; they give you the materials you need to express who you are."
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pictured: Didi O. - Burke '21 + Columbia U. '25
Co-ed, progressive, college prep school in Washington, DC featuring a challenging curriculum in an inclusive environment for grades 6-12.