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ADMISSION – September 2022 – OPEN

We are currently accepting applications for  September 2022 intake. (Since October 18th, 2021 )

February 2022 Intake is closed. 



Now OPEN for September 2022 Intake

For your information, here is a list of other homestay companies with families in Burnaby.

We recommend that you contact them immediately, as homestays in Burnaby are extremely limited.

Review this page for a list of required forms and steps to start the application process to the Burnaby School District ‘International Education’ program.

Application Process

Prior to filling out the online application, please

  1. Review Program Fees, Refund Policy and other information details available in this section.
  2. Obtain the last two years of school reports both in the native language and in English.
  3. Make a copy of the student’s passport page showing name, date of birth.
  4. Print out the Required Documents.
  5. Review, sign, scan and upload on the online system.

Required Documents

For a complete list of the required documents click here.

Current News About Intake Periods

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September 2022 Application

OPEN on October 18, 2021 (Monday)

* The following schools are not accepting Grade 8 students.

  • Alpha Secondary
  • Burnaby Central Secondary
  • Burnaby Mountain Secondary
  • Burnaby North Secondary
  • Burnaby South Secondary
  • Moscrop Secondary 


The following Elementary schools are fully closed for September 2022 intake.

  • Brentwood Park Elementary
  • Buckingham Elementary
  • Cameron Elementary
  • Cascade Heights Elementary
  • Chaffey-Burke Elementary
  • Clinton Elementary
  • Gilmore Elementary
  • Kitchener Elementary
  • Lyndhurst Elementary
  • Marlborough Elementary
  • Maywood Elementary
  • Taylor Park Elementary

Please be sure to have all of the required documents completed and uploaded for your application as we will be automatically declining incomplete applications.

Prior to filling out the online application, please print out the Required Documents. Review, sign, scan and upload on the online system.

Application CLOSED for February 2022 Intake




Now CLOSED for February 2022 Intake

Only applicants who have pre-arranged accommodations should apply for our February 2022 Intake.  Homestays in Burnaby are very limited

**Other Homestay Options


» View 2021-2022 dates

Program Brochures

Learn more about the Burnaby School District experience by checking out our Elementary & Secondary School program brochures!

Get more News about Intake Periods and Other Details by visiting our News or Events sections!

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

    Need to Find An Agent?

    Please email us at international@burnabyschools.ca telling us where you live, and we will give you the name of a Burnaby representative in your area.

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    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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