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John Burroughs School

John Burroughs School is a coeducational private traditional school for students in grades 7 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban


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John Burroughs School says

John Burroughs School seeks to instill the joy of living through active learning, integrity, and service to others. Our mission is to foster in our students academic, physical and creative fulfillment, together with strength of character, while helping them become productive members of our school community. John Burroughs promotes an atmosphere of understanding, trust, respect, and accomplishment among our faculty, staff, students, and parents. We embrace democratic ideals, the liberal arts and concern for the environment. We believe that excellence in education goes hand in hand with diversity, which we value and celebrate. John Burroughs encourages students to communicate, to be open to others, and to embrace meaningful challenge. Through a personal, active approach to learning, each student pursues his or her potential in all school endeavors -- academics, the arts, athletics, and activities.



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Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 601
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
7 99
8 99
9 100
10 104
11 101
12 98

John Burroughs School's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing John Burroughs School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 8 : 1
Gender 49% Male / 51% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 71%
Hispanic/Latino 2%
Black or African American 10%
Asian 16%

Associations & Memberships

State or regional independent school association

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

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