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Number of Students

300 (4% international)

SAT Average


Accepting Students to Grades


Edmund Burke School

Private Day School – Washington , District of Columbia

Edmund Burke School is a progressive college preparatory school in the heart of Washington DC. Offering challenging academics, world-class arts and championship sports, students at Edmund Burke are some of the best and brightest in the US. In fact, SAT scores average an impressive 1849 with 100% of students accepted to college – many to Ivy League Universities. The small and intimate learning environment promotes lively group discussions that help develop critical thinking, creativity and problem-solving skills.

The campus has recently expanded, adding a new building to increase both size and capacity. Facilities include two computer labs, offices, classrooms, a library, a music room, athletic facilities, and a theater.

Sports and Arts
Edmund Burke’s athletic program offers a wide range of interscholastic sports and club level competition and instruction. The school has won several Potomac Valley Athletic Conference (PVAC) championships in track and field, softball and soccer. Edmund Burke also offers a world class art program with the understanding that painting, drawing, ceramics, music and acting are important to brain development.

Community Information
Washington, DC is the nation’s capital and the center of all three branches of the federal government - including the Congress, The President and Supreme Court. Famous for the many national monuments and museums, the city hosts 176 foreign embassies and is the headquarters of many international organizations. The area also hosts more than 20 excellent colleges, all within a one hour drive from DC.

Located in Washington D.C.

Area population: 618,000
Capital website: Capital of Washington D.C.

Estimated Start Date: Early September
Estimated End Date: Early June

Additional Programs
Offer a wide range of advanced independent studies including post-AP French, Screenplay Writing, Organic Chemistry, as well as college-level courses in Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Physics 1, Physics 2.

School Facts

Student Population


Number of Students

300 (4% international)

Accepting Students to Grades


Teacher/Student Ratio


Average Class Size


ESL Programs


IB Programs


Offer Diploma


School Uniform


Religious Affiliation


SAT Average


Foreign Languages

  • French
  • Latin
  • Spanish

University Acceptance Rate



  • Book Arts
  • Ceramics
  • Drawing and Painting
  • Mixed Media
  • Photography
  • Photojournalism
  • Portfolio
  • Video Production

AP Courses

  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Chemistry
  • English Language and Composition
  • French Language and Culture
  • Latin
  • Physics
  • Spanish Language and Culture
  • Statistics
  • US History


  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country Running
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Ultimate Frisbee

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Animal Rights
  • Astronomy
  • Art
  • Book Club
  • Chess
  • Comic Book Club
  • Dance
  • Debate
  • Environmental
  • Jewish Club
  • Key Club
  • Knitting
  • Literary Magazine
  • Music
  • School Newspaper
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Photography
  • Robotics
  • Student Government
  • Women Studio
  • Yearbook
  • Yoga

School Location

Partial List of College and University Acceptances

Berklee College of Music, Boston University, Brandeis University, Brown University, Clark University, College of William & Mary, Cornell University, Emory University, Fordham University, George Washington University, Georgetown University, Harvard University, Ithaca College, James Madison University, Johns Hopkins University, Mercyhurst College, Miami University, Mount Holyoke College, New York University, Northeastern University, Ohio State University, Pennsylvania State University, Pratt Institute, San Francisco Art Institute, Savannah College of Art and Design, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

University Acceptance Rate: 100%

Closest International and Local Airports: Reagan National Airport (DCA)
For Details Visit Website: Edmund Burke School

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