Burke High School
  • Rigorous academic program: school-wide instructional focus on literacy across the curriculum using AVID strategies
  • State-of-the-art facilities, completely renovated in 2008
  • Advanced Placement courses in statistics, environmental science, English literature
  • and composition, and U. S. history
  • Elective courses in fine arts, technology, and theater
  • PULSE, Debate Team, BARK Room, and Credit Recovery after school program
  • including SAT and MCAS test preparation
  • College and Career Center with a Boston Private Industry Council career specialist
  • Family-friendly environment, with a family center staffed with a coordinator to
  • support school-parent partnerships, parent information, and outreach
  • Student support services: guidance, health center, counseling, adolescent parenting,
  • and financial aid assistance
  • Efficacy training for staff, students, and parents
  • Active partnership with UMass Boston, providing Urban Scholars and Project Reach
  • Active partnerships with Boston Teacher Residency, City Year, Diplomas Now, Boston Collegiate Charter School, and Cristo Rey Boston


Lindsa McIntyre
Assistant Headmasters
Miguel Prieto
Amilcar Silva 
60 Washington St.
Dorchester, MA 02121

Phone: 617-635-9837
Fax: 617-635-9852
School Hours
7:25 a.m. - 2:20 p.m.
Early Dismissal: 12:40 p.m.

Grades: 9-12
Level: High
School Type: Traditional