Edmund Burke School is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory school in northwest Washington, D.C., for students in grades 6-12. Established in 1968, the school serves 275 students of diverse academic and cultural backgrounds under the guidance of a faculty of 35 full-time and 10 part-time teachers. The curriculum, both rigorous and flexible, accommodates a range of academic abilities and learning styles.
Since it is an innovative, rewarding place to work, Edmund Burke School has been able to attract and retain talented and motivated teachers in all disciplines. The School has 35 full-time and 10 part-time teachers, 77% of whom have advanced work beyond the bachelor's degree. The faculty-student ratio is 1:7.
Teachers regularly attend workshops, retreats and programs, both in school and out, that explore issues related to their profession. Present and past faculty members have been honored with prizes and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Washington Post Educational Foundation, the Fulbright Fellowship, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities, the National Association for Biology Teachers, the Woodrow Wilson Fellowship Program, and the National Science Foundation.
Edmund Burke School is a private organization
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