Pickering College

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tel: 9058951700
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.

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  • Review Description

  • Class of 2011
    5 Stars   10/1/2011
    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. . .
Definition of Terms 
2017 School Data
Pickering College
School FocusCollege Preparatory
Grades (Boarding)Grades 9-12
School TypeCo-ed
Religious AffiliationNon-denominational
Year Founded1842
Campus Size42 acres

Student Body

Enrollment400 students
% International Students
20%
% Students Boarding
25%

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNo
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
Average Class Size18 students
Teacher : Student Ratio1:9
Number of AP Courses Offered1
ESL Courses OfferedYes
Summer Program OfferedYes

Finances

Endowment Sizen/a
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 OfferedYes

Admission

Application DeadlineNone / Rolling
Accepts Standardized ApplicationYes
Director of AdmissionsJessie May Rowntree

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

Total Advanced Courses Offered1
CoursesCalculus and Vectors

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered18 Interscholastic Sports
SportsAlpine 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, Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations31 Extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsArt Club, Badminton Club, Basketball Club, Creative Writing Club, Cross Country, Dance Club, Debate Club, Drama Club, Duke of Edinburgh Award, Environment Club, Equestrian Club, Figure Skating, Film Club, Hockey Club, Instrumental, Jazz Club, Mountain Biking, Photography, Radio Station, Robotics, Skiing, snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Swimming,

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. 
  • School accreditations: Ontario Ministry of Education, NAIS, CIS, CAIS, CESI, TABS,
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