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    ... 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.

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  • Jessica '24

    Favorite lunch spot: "Outside near the greenhouse. I sit there almost everyday at lunch."
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  • Phoenix '24

    Favorite spot: "The Atrium is always so full of people working on interesting projects."
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  • Zoe '24

    Favorite class: "I’ve always had a passion for writing and literature."
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  • Asa '25

    Started in 9th Grade - "Anyone can find a group"
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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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  • Maria '26

    Started at Burke in 9th - "It's a space that allows you to choose what you want to do."
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  • Maya '26

    Favorite class: English, for all its thought-provoking discussion
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  • Amber '27

    Memorable moment: "Our bonding trip to Camp Wabanna."
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  • Santiago '27

    Favorite spot: Wan's Office [the Tech Office]
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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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  • Jessica '29

    Activities: Musical Theater, Swim Team, Tea Club
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  • Landon '29

    Favorite spot: "4th Floor Terrace in the Middle School because it is outside and there is a rock climbing wall."
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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.