Population: 1,460 Students
School Calendar: Semester School
Start Dates: September & February
School Profile (PDF): Burnaby Central Secondary
Location Map (PDF): Burnaby Central Secondary
BEST KNOWN FOR
Choir, Fashion Design, Science, high number of post-secondary scholarship awards; has won more provincial sports championships than any other BC school
Calculus, Economics, Human Geography, Psychology
Culinary Arts, Fashion Design, Soccer Academy, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Connects Program
Badminton, Basketball, Cross-Country Running, Girls’ Field Hockey, Golf, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Netball, Rugby, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
RECENT SPORTS CHAMPIONSHIPS
Cross-Country Running, Soccer, and Wrestling
VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS
Ceramics, Chamber Choir, Concert Choir, Men’s’ Choir, Choreography, Dance, Directing, Drama, Drawing, Painting, Photography, Script Writing, Sculpture, Theatre Production
Anime, Art, Cheerleading, Chess, Christian Fellowship, Computer, Dance, English Language Club, Math, Ski/Snowboard, Ultimate Frisbee, and many more
- Burnaby Central runs on a semester system which enables students to complete two years of a course in one year.
- The school offers both Honours and Advanced Placement courses.
- Renowned for its sports programming, Burnaby Central has won many provincial championships in Soccer, Basketball, Badminton, and Wrestling. Over 30 different sports teams run every year.
- Its extensive award-winning Visual and Performing Arts program includes a strong music program. Courses include Photography, Jazz Band, Choir, Instrumental Music, Dance, Script Writing, Directing and more. Many students have been recognized for their outstanding performance by winning various awards including the prestigious Michael J. Fox award.
- Its active student body is involved in a wide variety of extracurricular, service and volunteer activities.