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 (2022-23)

  • 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

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Class of 2011
5.00
University of Houston
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 (2022-23)

  • 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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