Benefits of Burnaby schools
There are many great private and independent schools in Burnaby. These schools tend have challenging academics, lots of extracurriculars, a close-knit community, and a rich student life.
Many Burnaby schools also have benefits shared by some other private schools. Below, we list some of the main ones.
- Strong teaching: Teachers tend to be dedicated, passionate, and highly qualified.
- Small classes: Often classes are small, with low student-to-teacher ratios.
- Individualized instruction: Many teachers tailor instruction to meet each student’s unique learning needs.
- Parent involvement: Schools encourage you to get involved in many aspects of your child’s school life.
- Great resources: This may include sports facilities, art studios, research facilities, libraries, and modern educational technology.
Choosing a Burnaby private school
There are many different types of schools in Burnaby. These include boarding, Montessori, special needs, gifted, IB, and Christian schools.
You’ll want to do plenty of research before you choose a school for your child. This is an important decision that shouldn’t be rushed.
You should look into several schools carefully before making a decision. And make sure to schedule a school visit, take a tour, talk to school officials and parents, and ask lots of questions. You can also check out our comprehensive school profiles, on OurKids.net.
There are several factors that should be considered before choosing a school. Depending on you, your child, and your family, some will be more important than others.
On this page, we list private and independent schools in Burnaby, BC. Click on a school profile to learn more about it, and connect directly with a school to set up a visit, tour, and learn how to register your child.
Frequently Asked Questions
How many private schools in Burnaby, BC are there?
There is 1 private school in Burnaby, BC that is an Our Kids trusted member.
How much is tuition at private schools in Burnaby, BC?
Tuition fees for private schools in Burnaby, BC range from $4,900 to $19,500 per year with an average tuition of $12,200 per year.
What’s the largest school?
Of the private schools in Burnaby, BC, the largest is Whytecliff Agile Learning Centres with 47 students in Grades 8 to 12.
Are private schools in Burnaby, BC good?
We interviewed both parents and students. You can read reviews about private schools in Burnaby, BC on this page.
Is there a private school expo where I can meet with private schools in Burnaby, BC?
Yes. You can meet with private schools and education experts at the Our Kids Private School Expos held every year in September and October. These events are designed for both parents and students. Find event details and ticket info here.