Our Vision, Mission, and Values

Our most important principles help us shape who we are, where we’re going and what we want to be. This is our passion, our key to success and the essence of what we believe in. We are connected to the real world, accessible in every way, and we represent a hub where future leaders and innovators come to learn.


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our vision

our vision

Our vision is to inspire excellence through innovative, engaging education.

Our school began with a vision to enhance the educational experience. Clear, tangible plans help us to reach our goals as well as to achieve the tremendous growth that we have experienced so far. We are a force for positive change in the world by cultivating courage, confidence, and a passionate presence in everything we do.

our mission

How We Get There

Our mission is to empower creative and courageous leadership by delivering exceptional education through the integration of arts, science and technology.

We are on a mission and we live and breathe it every day. We provide an academically rigorous, engaging education in an exciting learning environment. We ignite the personal potential of our students and empower them to become compassionate, powerful thinkers and leaders.

our values

At Urban Academy, We Believe That:

  • Inspiring a love of learning depends upon extending education outside the classroom walls.
  • Empowering the individual to take risks and face challenges allows them to build life long skills and achieve their potential.
  • Demonstrating a commitment to community and others relies upon intentional opportunities for social emotional development and service.
  • Creating opportunities to develop the creative innovators as leaders of tomorrow will impact our communities for the better.
  • The right education takes your child from remembering and reciting to knowing and understanding.

    Stop imagining. Start achieving.

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    Welcome message

    We would like to welcome you to explore the school and learn about what is possible in education.

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    New Campus

    100 Braid Street in New Westminster has never looked so good.

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    School Leadership

    Urban Academy has a passionate Board of Directors who are committed to upholding our commitment to innovation and excellence.

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    Staff Directory

    Our diverse team is comprised of thinkers, innovators, movers and shakers.

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    Our Story

    Urban Academy was founded on the idea that creativity, heart and collaboration of individual talents would guide success.

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    Innovation Partners

    Urban Academy is integrated in the real world, evolving as an integral pillar in New Westminster's education landscape.

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