At a Glance

General Information


  • Approximately 400 students
  • Percentage of students of color: 40%
  • Number of preschools represented in current kindergarten: 23
  • Percentage of students receiving financial assistance: 21%


  • Number of faculty: 62
  • Teacher to student ratio: 1:6
  • Average faculty tenure at Burke’s: 16 years
  • Percentage of faculty and staff of color: 29%


  • Operating budget 2020-21: $18,916,000
  • Tuition 2021-22
           Kindergarten (and all new students): $41,034
           Grades 3-4 (Returning): $39,728
           Grades 5-8 (Returning): $41,034
  • Financial assistance as percentage of tuition revenue: 16.5%
  • Value of general endowment and restricted funds: $23,159,000 (as of 6/30/20)
  • To receive Burke's audited financial statement or 990 tax form, please contact Yukiko Meadows, Director of Advancement, at 415.666.3204.

Campus and Facilities

  • 3.5-acre campus in Sea Cliff neighborhood of San Francisco
  • New Campus center featuring state-of-the-art stage
  • 65% of campus is open space
  • 5,500-square-foot state-of-the-art library and technology resource center
  • Three science labs
  • Two innovation labs (Makery Up and Makery Down)
  • Fine art, music, and drama studios
  • Gymnasium/auditorium
  • Full-sized grass athletic field
  • Two play structures and recreational courts
Burke's mission is to educate, encourage and empower girls. Our school combines academic excellence with an appreciation for childhood so that students thrive as learners, develop a strong sense of self, contribute to community, and fulfill their potential, now and throughout life.


An independent K–8 school for girls
7070 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94121
Phone: 415.751.0177 Fax: 415.666.0535
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