Secondary

International students at the secondary level (ages 13 – 18 years) have the opportunity to study alongside Canadian students in any of our 8 secondary (grades 8 – 12) schools. Students are integrated into regular courses and, where necessary, are provided with added English language support (ESL classes). Burnaby School District has a long tradition of exceptional academic excellence.

Alpha
Secondary

alpha secondary
Burnaby
Mountain

Burnaby Mountain
Burnaby
Central

Burnaby Central
Burnaby
North

Burnaby North
Burnaby
South

Burnaby South
Cariboo
Hill

Cariboo Hill
Byrne
Creek

Byrne Creek
Moscrop
Secondary

Moscrop Secondary

All schools are certified by the Ministry of Education and offer:

  • Small class sizes
  • Professionally qualified teachers
  • Modern technology and tools to assist learning
  • Leading edge facilities

Schools range in size from 800 – 2,200 students. International students are less than 8% of the school’s population. All Burnaby Secondary Schools house the following departments:

  • Business Education
  • Career Preparation
  • English
  • English As A Second language (ESL)
  • Home Economics
  • Languages
  • Leadership
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Education
  • Sciences
  • Social Studies
  • Technology Education
  • Visual & Performing Arts

Facilities: Each secondary school has:

  • Art studios
  • Cafeteria with hot food
  • Computer labs
  • Dance studio
  • Drama studio
  • Modern weight room
  • 2 gymnasiums
  • Home Economics labs
  • Industrial Technology labs
  • Library
  • Multi-purpose rooms
  • Music rooms
  • Sports fields
  • Media and Graphics labs
  • School store
  • Science labs

Graduates from the Burnaby School District emerge with strong English language skills, leadership experiences, academic readiness for a post-secondary education at top institutions in Canada, the US and abroad, and a well-rounded global outlook. International students who successfully complete Grade 12 will receive the British Columbia Graduation Diploma.