Chunita Pilgrim
Principal's Message


Thank you for visiting our new and improved website. At Burrville, we work to empower scholars who demonstrate outstanding self-efficacy; are aware of their impact on their community and society; hold themselves and others accountable to their academic achievement; and are characterized by being respectful and responsible.

Burrville offers the following programs: STEM; Schoolwide Enrichment Model (SEM); RISE Academy for Advanced Learners; Embassy Adoption Program; and Breathe4Change. 2017 Bronze National Healthy Schools Award Winners; 2016 DC EDFund Innovation in Schools Award Winners.

Mission Statement
Our mission is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.

Our Impact
Our goal is simple. Put students at the center. Surround them with a caring community of support. And create access to critical resources, like food, housing, healthcare, counseling, and remote technologies so they can take charge of the future they want for themselves, their communities, and each other

Our Programs

District of Columbia Public Schools | Pre-K to Graduation: A Policy Guide for Families

At DC Public Schools (DCPS), we are committed to ensuring that every school guarantees students reach their full potential through rigorous and joyful learning experiences provided in a nurturing environment. This policy guide aims to provide clear and transparent information to our students and families to ensure that every child is set up for success. This document provides answers to frequently asked questions regarding DCPS’ updated policies on attendance, discipline, grading, promotion, and graduation for School Year 2021-2022. These policies are informed by feedback from you—our students and families—as well as from school staff, community members, and education experts across our city.

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Community Partnerships

Burrville Elementary School
is proud to partner with the following organizations:

Community in Schools



Washington Tennis and Education Foundation


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