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Meet Our Students

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."
Hometown: Washington, DC
Current Grade: 6th

Favorite class: Core [humanities] with Sean
Favorite campus spot: Room 413

What has been a memorable moment?
Middle School bonding trip to Camp Wabanna in October 2021.

How would you describe Burke to a new student?
Burke is a small school, therefore, a small community. However, the love and support from students and faculty make up for the size.

> Jayla's schedule in 2021-22:

3-D Explorations (Winter)
Core: History, Literature, Storytelling
Diving In: Performing Arts (Winter & Spring)
French 6
Math 6
Science 6
PE 6

Activities: Black Student Union, Cageliner (newspaper), Debate Team, Feminist Cooperative, Spring musical, Swim Team
Co-ed, progressive, college prep school in Washington, DC featuring a challenging curriculum in an inclusive environment for grades 6-12.