Burnaby Central Secondary

Address:6011 Deer Lake Parkway
Burnaby, BC V5G 1M1
Principal:Dianne Carr
Vice Principals:Denise Davis
David Mushens
SecretaryMaria Longridge
Trustee:Harman Pandher
SemestersSept-Jan; Feb-June
Enrolment:1,437 (2015)

Burnaby Central Secondary is a semestered school.

At Burnaby Central Secondary School, our mission is to facilitate lifelong learning for students and staff in a caring and respectful environment while encouraging a socially responsible lifestyle.

BC Graduation Program; Honours Program; Advanced Placement Courses; AVPA Program (Athletic and Visual & Performing Arts Program – designed for students who participate in athletics or performing arts at an exceptional level outside of school); PASS (Play Active School Soccer – soccer academy); ACE-IT Chef’s Training Program; English as a Second Language (ESL)


Business Education/Information Technology, Career Programs, English, Home Economics, Leadership, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Physical Education, Science, Social Studies, Technology Education, Visual and Performing Arts (dance, music and visual arts)


Burnaby Central offers a range of extra curricular activities. Some examples include the following: Sports (badminton, basketball, field hockey, football, golf, netball, soccer, skiing, swimming, track & field, volleyball, wrestling); Clubs (GAAP – Global Action Against Poverty, chess club, math club, debating club, multi-cultural club, Anime club), as well as Student Government and student leadership opportunities. Burnaby Central also offers an exceptional breadth of performing arts opportunities such as jazz choir, orchestra, and drama productions.


Art studios, cafeteria, teaching kitchen, computer labs, digital recording studio, weight room, competition running track, gymnasiums (2), woodwork shop, auto mechanics shop, electronics lab, drafting lab, home economic labs, library, music rooms, photography dark rooms, science labs