Moving to North Burnaby: Getting to Know the Area’s Schools

When you’re deciding where to move your family and build your new home, one big factor in every parent’s decision is the schools your children will attend. When you buy North Burnaby real estate, you’re also securing access to some of the best schools in the Lower Mainland.

Elementary schools in North Burnaby

With 12 public and two private elementary schools, when you move into a North Burnaby home, you know you’re also moving into a catchment area with a wide variety of schools that can meet your kids’ needs, whatever they may be.

Both Aubrey and Capitol Hill elementary schools offer French immersion for students in K to 7, while Confederation Park and Parkcrest put a big emphasis on the fine and performing arts.

North Burnaby is also home to Holy Cross Catholic elementary school, located in Brentwood, which is one of the top academically rated elementary schools in the entire province of British Columbia.

Fawkes Academy, which has a campus located in Burnaby Heights, offers individualized and specialized education for children with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities.

Secondary schools in North Burnaby

There are two public secondary schools in North Burnaby, Burnaby North and École Alpha, along with two private, Carver Christian and Saint Thomas More.

Whether your child decides to pursue French immersion into their high school years at Alpha, wants to join an active theatre and music program at Burnaby North, or intends to meet the highest academic challenge available at Thomas More (an Independent School) or the BETA Mini School at Alpha, their education opportunities are manifold in North Burnaby.

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