Burnaby Central Secondary School

Burnaby Central Secondary School is a public high school in Burnaby, British Columbia. It is located across from Burnaby City Hall and is adjacent to Deer Lake Park. Burnaby Central is a part of Burnaby School District 41. As of 2015, there are more than 1,400 students attending the school. Classes at Burnaby Central usually follow the semester system. [2]

Burnaby Central Secondary School
The main entrance of Burnaby Central Secondary in Burnaby, BC .
6011 Deer Lake Parkway

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Coordinates49°14′38.3″N 122°58′30.5″W / 49.243972°N 122.975139°W / 49.243972; -122.975139Coordinates: 49°14′38.3″N 122°58′30.5″W / 49.243972°N 122.975139°W / 49.243972; -122.975139
School typePublic, high school
MottoQuorum Pars Sum
(Of which I am a part)
School boardSchool District 41 Burnaby
School number4141001
PrincipalDianne Carr
Enrollment1,437[1] (2015)
Colour(s)Black, White, Red and Gold     
Team nameWildcats

This new school building was constructed where the previous school's outdoor field was located. Construction began on a seismically sound school building in 2009 due to the Seismic Mitigation Program (SMP), a seismic upgrading program.[3] Burnaby Central Secondary School's new campus opened in September 2011.


Burnaby Central Secondary has three floors and three wings. There are a total of eight staircases, 3 in wing B, 1 in wing A, 1 in wing C, and 3 external staircases. The student commons, a double height high ceiling atrium, sits in the middle of the central wing and separates wings A and C. It contains 52 classrooms. [4] Other facilities include:

  • Art studios
  • Cafeteria, Digital recording studio
  • Competition running track
  • Electronics lab
  • Drafting lab
  • Photography dark rooms
  • Computer labs
  • Teaching kitchen
  • Gymnasiums (2)
  • Textiles classroom
  • Music rooms
  • Wrestling room
  • Weight room
  • Theatre
  • Dance studio
  • Home economic labs
  • Library
  • Science labs
  • Auto mechanics shop
  • Woodwork shop
  • Conference centre
  • Learning centre. [5]

Notable alumniEdit


  1. ^ "Burnaby Central Secondary". Burnaby Board of Education, School District 41. Retrieved 31 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Burnaby Central Secondary". Burnaby Board of Education, School District 41. Retrieved 31 July 2018.
  3. ^ "Seismic Mitigation Program". gov.bc.ca. Retrieved 2020-09-08.
  4. ^ "Burnaby Central Secondary - Burnaby Schools - School District 41, Burnaby, BC, Canada". Burnaby Schools. Retrieved 2021-02-03.
  5. ^ "School Map | Burnaby Central Secondary School". central.burnabyschools.ca. Retrieved 2021-02-03.

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