USA Washington, D.C., USA
  • Homestay Accommodation
  • $ $ $ $ $
  • Private

Edmund Burke School

Established: 1968
City

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    296
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Homestay Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Multiple Year, Fall Year

School Description

SCHOOL PROFILE
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 1830 with 100% of students accepted to college – many to Ivy League Universities. The intimate learning environment promotes lively group discussions that develop critical thinking, creativity and problem-solving skills.
FACILITIES
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 range of interscholastic sports and club level competition as well as instruction. The school has won several Potomac Valley Athletic Conference (PVAC) championships in track and field, softball and soccer. Edmund Burke offers a comprehensive 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.

  • 9, 10, 11 Grades at School
  • 2 acres Campus Size
Diploma Year Offered?
No
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:9
Average Class Size
12
SAT Average
1300
ACT Average
26
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
Yes
Speciality Programs
Leadership, Senior Projects
Sports
Basketball, Cross Country Running, Dance, Football, Golf, Sailing, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball
Arts
Book Arts, Directing and Scriptwriting, Drawing and Painting, Mixed Media Design, Photography, Photojournalism, Portfolio Development, Sculpture, Urban Alchemy, Video Production
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Art History, Biology, Calculus AB, Chemistry, English Literature and Composition, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Physics 1, Statistics, US History
Languages
French, French Language and Culture, Latin, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Biking, Black Student Union, Book Club, Chess Club, Chinese Culture Club, Debate, eSports, Justice League (Activism), Newspaper Club, Student Government
Accepting Students in Grades
No
Ages Accepted
-20
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Skype interview important for final decision in addition to the English test. Application decisions will be made after March 3rd. For the I-20 to be released, school needs to receive official transcripts directly from the student's school in sealed envelope.

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