Pickering College

Co-Education (4-18)
Day School|Boarding School
+1 905-895-1700
16945 Bayview Ave, Newmarket, ON L3Y 4X2, Canada

Year of Foundation 1842
Enrollment Phase / Grades
Boarding Day School|Boarding School
Number of students 430
Nationalities 29
Teacher Student Ratio 1:9
Accreditations CAIS, CIS, NAIS, Ontario Ministry of Education
Headmaster Peter Sturrup
Yearly Tuition Fee (Min) 26,535 CAD (Day School - Junior/Senior Kindergarten)
Yearly Tuition Fee (Max) 68,580 CAD (Boarding - International students - English as a Second Language Learner)


Founded in 1842, Pickering College is an independent boarding (Grades 7 to 12) and day (Kindergarten to Grade 12) school for boy and girls in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada, just 40 minutes north of Toronto. Our programs offer unique opportunities in academics, arts, athletics, global leadership development and community service.

  • 100% university placement at top universities in Canada and around the world
  • Dedicated and caring teachers who are specialists in their field
  • Fully integrated Global Leadership Program
  • Challenging and engaging academic curriculum
  • Full recreational and competitive co-curricular program
  • Safe and supportive nurturing environment
  • Dynamic boarding program
  • Small class sizes and personalized attention at every grade
  • ESL classes
  • 430 students of which 130 are international students from more than 25 countries

Pickering College is educating future global leaders by providing a values-based education that helps students to develop the confidence, knowledge, skills and social conscience to prepare them for university and for life.

Pickering College also offers an exciting ESL summer camp for students aged 12-18 who want to learn English and experience the wonders of Canada. Students enjoy the excellent residential, dining, academic, athletic and social facilities as well as premium escorted evening/weekend activities. Students benefit from small classes, 12-15 students per teacher.



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French, Spanish, Mandarin



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