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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: 7th

Favorite class: Core [6th grade 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 2022-23:

Chorus 7
Drama 7 (Fall)
Health, Values and Ethics 7
Language Arts
Life Science
Math 7
Spanish 7/8
Visual Arts: Digital Arts (Spring), Directions & Avenues (Winter)
World Geography and Cultures

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