Cariboo Hill Secondary

Great Things Come from Smaller Schools: Spotlight on Cariboo Hill Secondary 

While Cariboo Hill Secondary is one of the smaller schools in the Burnaby School District with approximately 800 students, this school offers an extensive range of programs that belies its size! From French Immersion, to AP courses, new sports and technology academies, and other personalised learning choices, the students at Cariboo Hill Secondary have an exciting place to learn.

Fewer Students Make it Easier to Get Help from Teachers and Make Friends

Cariboo Hill’s lower student to teacher ratio means that you won’t have to look far to get the help you need. Many students choose Cariboo Hill as they feel this school offers a family-like environment, where they won’t get “lost in the crowd”.

AP, Honours, and French Immersion Offered at Cariboo Hill

Many enriched academic opportunities are available at Cariboo Hill. The school offers French Immersion for students in grades 8 through 12. Honours and Advanced Placement (AP) courses are also available in subjects such as microeconomics, statistics, chemistry, biology and English – enabling students to gain university credit for these subjects if a certain grade level is attained.

Interested in Engineering or Business?

Cariboo Hill is home to the exciting Engineering and Business Summit Programs. These programs prepare students for post-secondary education in the engineering or business fields. The Engineering Summit Program aligns learning from math, chemistry, physics, and calculus towards engineering concepts. The program also contains public speaking and technical writing components which are important for careers in engineering. The Business Summit Program offers courses in computer science, statistics, economics, information technology, and marketing. Both programs are open to students from grades 8 through 12.

Cariboo Hill is the Home of Exciting New Academies

With a DigiPen Gaming Academy, Microsoft Office Specialist Certification, and the Palo Alto Cyber Security Academy, along with sports academies in field lacrosse and volleyball – Cariboo Hill is attracting students who desire unique learning opportunities.

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Great Opportunities in Visual and Performing Arts

Michael Bublé is Cariboo Hill’s most famous alumnus. Fittingly, the school offers a fantastic music program with concert band, jazz band, choir, and music leadership. Some of Cariboo Hill’s musicians will be touring Montreal this year! Cariboo Hill’s dance department offers instruction in jazz, ballet, modern, and hip-hop, and its visual arts department offers courses in digital animation, photography, ceramics, and more. Cariboo Hill’s drama department offers courses in acting, scriptwriting, and directing, with many opportunities to perform.

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Cariboo Hill Athletics – Home of the Chargers

Cariboo Hill offers its students great athletic opportunities, with teams in volleyball, basketball, badminton, soccer, rugby, netball, track and field, and more.

Clubs at Cariboo Hill – A Great Way to Meet New Friends

From the Environment Club to Fine Arts Council, Student Government, or Youth Action Committee (which won a Gibbard Award from the United Nations Association of Canada in 2009), joining a club at Cariboo Hill is a fantastic way to get involved in school life.

Smaller school: big programs. Studying at Cariboo Hill Secondary could be your perfect fit!

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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