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.
All schools are certified by the Ministry of Education and offer:
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:
Facilities: Each secondary school has:
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.