Donald C Jamieson Academy


Donald C. Jamieson is a Kindergarten to Grade 7 School and is a part of the Burin Zone of the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District.

Our school is located in the town of Burin on the Burin Peninsula. It currently has an enrollment of 320 students and offers grades K to 7. Students attending DCJA come from the surrounding communities of Burin, Burin Bay Arm, Creston South, Epworth, Lewin’s Cove, Port aux Bras, Big Salmonier, Salt Pond, Winterland, Winterland Road, Fox Cove, Black Duck Cove, Mortier, Garnish, Frenchman’s Cove, and Marystown.

Our school’s motto, “A Nice Place To Learn

Our school mascot is the Jaguar.

Our school colors are white and blue.


Important Information

The ThoughtExchange for the Marystown Central High School System closed on November 13th. The results have now been analyzed and a report generated. The ThoughtExchange report as well as the school review web page for your system can be accessed from the links in the attached memo.


You will be informed following the Board of Trustee meeting on December 7th, should a decision be made to move forward with a review of your systems. If this is the case, there will be a Notice of Motion, which will outline what option (s) are being considered.

2019-2010 School Year

Please read the following notes for important information.

SafeArrival Memo

School Surveillance Memo


**Students must dress in outdoor appropriate clothes as we will be going outside during lunch whenever possible.

**When dropping off students in front of the school please be advised it is drop and go only. If you wish to walk your child in to school, please park down by the soccer field.