Tranquil Suburban Elegance

Burke, Virginia, is a charming and vibrant community nestled in Fairfax County, just 20 miles southwest of Washington, D.C. Established in the 19th century, Burke has evolved into a welcoming suburban enclave with a mix of residential, commercial, and recreational offerings. Known for its picturesque neighborhoods, tree-lined streets, and a strong sense of community, Burke attracts residents seeking a peaceful yet well-connected lifestyle.

The heart of Burke is the Burke Centre, a planned community with an array of amenities such as parks, shopping centers, and schools. Burke Lake Park, a local gem, provides a serene escape with its expansive lake, wooded trails, and recreational activities.

The community takes pride in its excellent school system, making it an ideal destination for families. With its proximity to major highways and public transportation, Burke offers easy access to the cultural and economic opportunities of the nation’s capital while maintaining its own distinct character. Whether enjoying the scenic beauty of Burke Lake or participating in community events, residents and visitors alike appreciate the balance of suburban tranquility and urban convenience that Burke, VA, provides.

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5 Terra Centre Elementary School Preschool - 6th Grade Public
4 Cherry Run Elementary School Preschool - 6th Grade Public
4 White Oaks Elementary School Preschool - 6th Grade Public
N/A Burke Alternative Learning Center Kindergarten - 8th Grade Public
N/A Burke School 6th Grade - 8th Grade Public
5 Lake Braddock Secondary 7th Grade - 12th Grade Public
N/A Nativity Catholic School Preschool - 8th Grade Catholic/Religious
N/A Northern Virginia Academy Preschool - Preschool Private/Charter
N/A Kiddie Country Development Learning Center Ii Preschool - Kindergarten Private/Charter
* School data provided by National Center for Education Statistics, Pitney Bowes, and GreatSchools. Intended for reference only. GreatSchools Ratings compare a school’s test performance to statewide results. To verify enrollment eligibility, contact the school or district directly.