Student Intake Information


January / February 2020 intake


  • January 2020 Elementary applications are now CLOSED 

  • February 2020 Secondary applications are now CLOSED


Langara Homestay Requests

  • With respect to Langara Homestay requests, any new applications to our program OR applications that are already submitted but are incomplete, including missing documents, Langara can no longer guarantee placement. If you do require a homestay, we can refer you to other providers. Note that fees will vary between homestay providers.


September 2020 Applications are now open!

Secondary Schools

  • The following secondary schools are now closed

– Burnaby Central Secondary

– Moscrop Secondary


*You may still select these schools in your applications in case we receive any cancellations.

  • The following secondary schools are not accepting Grade 8 for 2020 September intake;

– Burnaby Central Secondary   (all grades are CLOSED for September 2020 intake)

– Burnaby South Secondary

– Moscrop Secondary


Elementary schools

  • The following elementary schools are closed for 2020 September intake;

– Brantford

– Brentwood Park

– Buckingham

– Cameron

– Cascade Heights

– Chaffey Burke

– Lakeview

– Marlborough

– Taylor Park

– Second Street


  • If you will be requesting a Langara Homestay, please note their deadline is May 31st, 2020. There are other excellent homestay agencies in the area that you can also apply to as well.  We can give you a few options for you to contact.


Age Requirements to Apply


Please note we do not accept applications from students who turn 18 years of age before December 31st of the calendar year in which they want to start. While our age limit is 17 years, we strongly recommend students wishing to graduate start at a younger age in order to have a better chance at success.

Students who turn 18 years of age before December 31st and are interested in earning an Adult High School Diploma can apply to study at our Adult High School. For more information about this, please contact burnabycce@burnabyschools.ca



Why study in Burnaby?

With superior academic programs and modern facilities, all located within a city of vibrant green spaces, modern shopping malls, safe residential neighbourhoods, and state of the art public transit, choosing an education in Burnaby is the right choice.


Burnaby School District has one of the largest Advanced Placement (AP) programs in Canada.


Burnaby is located in the centre of Metro Vancouver. Its world-class SkyTrain public transit provides access to downtown Vancouver in just 30 minutes.


Burnaby schools feature modern facilities and state of the art technology.

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