Mission Statement & School Goals


We, at Burnaby Mountain, are committed to provide a safe and supportive learning environment where individual potential is nourished, and all learners are challenged to reach for excellence.  Our purpose is to develop lifelong learners who demonstrate respect for themselves, for others, and for the environment.  Our focus is to educate students so that they can participate actively as contributing citizens in a changing world.  Our School Motto, “RESPECT, EXCELLENCE, AND RESPONSIBILITY”, supports our Mission Statement and provides a foundation to our teaching and our learning.

Our Mission Statement and Motto guide us; however, our goals provide direction, objectives and strategies. The goals focus on school improvement and meeting the needs of all learners.

Our school goals for the 2019/2020 School Year are the following:

Literacy Goal

To support student success in Numeracy and Literacy Assessments.

Healthy Schools Goal

To promote understanding and practice of mental health & well-being, and to promote healthy trusting relationships within the school community.