5.00 (1 review)
Tel: (905) 895-1700
16945 Bayview Ave
Newmarket, Ontario L3Y4X2, Canada
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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- 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|
| 2020 School Data
|School Focus||College Preparatory|
|Grades (Boarding)||Grades 9-12|
|Campus Size||42 acres|
|% International Students|
|% Students Boarding|
Academics and Faculty
|Classroom Dress Code||Formal|
|Average Class Size||18 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||9:1|
|Number of AP Courses Offered||1|
|ESL Courses Offered||Yes|
|Summer Program Offered||Yes|
(International Students ESL learner $58,025)
|Tuition international students||$60,635|
|Merit Scholarships Offered||Yes|
|Application Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Accepts Standardized Application||Yes|
|Director of Admissions||Jessie May Rowntree|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
AP / Advanced Courses
|Total Advanced Courses Offered||1|
|Courses||Calculus and Vectors|
|# Interscholastic Sports Offered||18 Interscholastic Sports|
|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, Volleyball|
|Total Extracurricular Organizations||31 Extracurriculars|
|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
- 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,
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