16945 Bayview Ave
Newmarket, Ontario, L3Y4X2, Canada
Located on a beautiful 42 acre campus in Newmarket, Ontario, (just 25 miles/40 Km from downtown Toronto, Canada) and rooted in more than 172 years of tradition and values-based education, Pickering College is a co-educational independent day (JK - 12) and boarding school (grades 7 12) accredited by the Ontario Ministry of Education.
We offer a secure and nurturing environment that helps each student develop the vision, confidence and leadership skills to help make the world a better and more beautiful place.
100% of Pickering graduates go on to post-secondary education. Our new Global Leadership Program builds on our longstanding mission and community service-oriented approach to education, preparing students with the skills needed to be innovative, entrepreneurial, globally-focussed and ready to tackle complex global issues.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12
  • Enrollment: 400 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $60,635
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $27,400
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2022 School Data
Pickering College
School Focus
College Preparatory
Grades Offered
9-12
School Type
Co-ed
Religious Affiliation
Year Founded
1842
Campus Size
42 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
400 students
% International Students
20%
% Students Boarding
25%
Offers Post-Grad Year
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
No
Classroom Dress Code
Average Class Size
18 students
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
1
ESL Courses Offered
Summer Program Offered

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$60,635
(International Students ESL learner $58,025)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$27,400
Tuition international students
$60,635
Merit Scholarships Offered

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
None / Rolling
Director of Admissions
Jessie May Rowntree

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
1
Courses
Calculus and Vectors

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations
31
Extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
African American Student Caucus, Debate Club, Duke of Edinburgh Award, Environment Club, Equestrian Club, Gardening Club, Lady Phoenix - a cappella group, Technical Theater Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Creative Writing Club, Cult Movies Club, Drama Club, Junior Classical League, Junior Classics League, Voiceless/Animal Rights Club

Recreational Athletic Programs:
A Capella Choir, Advanced Media Group, Applied Sciences & Technologies, Badminton Club, Basketball Club, Breakfast Club- Bible study group, Cardinal Underground, Community Service/Outreach, Cross Country, Dance Club, Figure Skating, Fitness & Training, PEACE - Diversity Celebration, Political Groups, Science Olympics, Ski/Snowboard Team

School Notes

  •  Our unique fully integrated Global Leadership Program builds on our longstanding mission and community service-oriented approach to education, preparing students with the skills needed to be innovative, entrepreneurial, globally-focussed and ready to tackle complex global issues
  • Vibrant, warm, and supportive environment where students pursue their dreams and develop life long friendships
  • Outstanding Leadership, Communication Technology, and Music Programs
  • 24-hour/7-day per week supervised boarding program that includes supervised study periods and full evening and weekend activity program
  • Full competitive and recreational co-curricular program including Music, Film, Radio, Drama, Figure Skating, Hockey, Equestrian, Soccer, Mountain Biking, Tennis, Swimming and Skiing/Snowboarding
  • Facilities include 2 residences, health centre, library, dining hall, indoor ice arena, 3 gymnasiums, outdoor 1/4 mile track, 3 grassy sports fields and access to indoor swimming, tennis courts, ski hill, horseback riding and mountain bike trails
  • Special support services for international students (representing 20 different countries) including academic advising, ESL support and new student orientation
  • Wireless environment. 
  • Pickering College accreditations: Ontario Ministry of Education, NAIS, CIS, CAIS, CESI, TABS,
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Pickering College cost?

Pickering College's tuition is approximately $60,635 for boarding students and $27,400 for day students.

What sports does Pickering College offer?

Pickering College offers 18 interscholastic sports: Alpine Skiing, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Equestrian, Figure Skating, Freestyle Skiing, Ice Hockey, Mountain Biking, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee and Volleyball.

When is the application deadline for Pickering College?

The application deadline for Pickering College is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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The time I spent at Pickering College, provided me with life long experiences that to this day I still look back upon. The unique thing about Pickering College was that we had an astounding Residence. . .
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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12
  • Enrollment: 400 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $60,635
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $27,400
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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