There are many educational resources for both children and adults within Burleith and surrounding Burleith.
Burleith is served by an excellent and popular public primary school system,
which has high parental involvement. Local elementary schools are Benjamin
Stoddert School, at 39th and Calvert Streets (Glover Park), Hyde, at 32nd and O
Streets (Georgetown), and Key, at Hurst Terrace and Dana Place (Palisades). The
middle school is Hardy, now located in the Rosario Center at 35th and T Streets.
All these schools share the resources of Fillmore, at 35th and T Streets, which
serves as the Arts Center.
Many excellent private schools are also close by. These include Holy Trinity
(37th and N Streets), Our Lady of Victory (MacArthur Blvd and Whitehaven
Parkway), St. Albans (Massachusetts and Wisconsin Avenues), St. Ann's Academy
(Wisconsin and Nebraska Avenues), Sidwell Friends (3825 Wisconsin Avenue),
Georgetown Visitation (35th and Volta Place), and Washington International
School (1690 36th St).
The Burleith Citizens Association sponsors an annual public information
meeting on schools, usually in February. For more information on local schools,
contact Gwen Verhoff, at 965-3059.
Within the boundaries of Burleith is the Duke Ellington High School for the
Performing Arts. At 35th Street and Reservoir Road, this school is
a DC public High School which specializes in music and the arts.
Also in Burleith is the Primary school
campus (pre-K to grade 5) of the Washington International School, a private
school. The school moved to Burleith in 1997. The
WIS main campus is on Macomb Street in Cleveland Park. A highly-regarded private
school, WIS has pioneered an innovative curriculum emphasizing instruction in
French and Spanish as well as in English.
Just across the 35th Street boundary of Burleith is the former Gordon
Junior High School building, which now houses Hardy Middle School and the
Fillmore Center of the Arts.
Fillmore is a distinctive arts program that serves
Hardy and four local public elementary schools.
Also across 35th Street from
Burleith is the historic former Fillmore School building, which has been
renovated and is being used for classes of the Corcoran School of Art. The Corcoran School of Art is an art school affiliated with the Corcoran Gallery in downtown
D.C. It offers degree programs, and also has an extension program for the
general public. Phone: 638-0561.