Pickering College - Learning For Life. Creating The Future.
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Excelling in Education

100% of our graduates are accepted to post-secondary institutions

In 2018:

100% of graduates received either the prestigious Pickering College Global Leadership Diploma with Distinction or the Global Leadership Diploma.

84% graduated as Ontario Scholars (maintained an average of 80% or higher)

Our 2018 graduating class hailed from Brazil, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Iran, Japan, Nigeria, the Philippines, Russia, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, and Vietnam.

Our 2018 graduates are headed to prestigious schools in the United Kingdom (Kings College London; University of Manchester), the United States (Parsons the New School of Design in New York City; Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore; the American Musical & Dramatic Academy in New York City) and to universities across Canada, from coast to coast.

Graduating class throwing their caps in the air

Intimate Class Setting

Average Class Size

18-20 students Senior School

18-20 students Middle School

14-20 students Junior School


67 Faculty/Associate Faculty, 129 bachelor degrees,

11 master’s degrees


teacher helping students

Emphasis on critical thinking and developing leadership skills.

All Middle School Students use Chromebook and Senior Students participate in laptop program.

Students receive personalized support and attention from teachers, advisors and other staff at school.

Students graduate with an Ontario Secondary School Diploma.

Teachers maintain regular contact with parents through our online community, regular reports and personal meetings.

Boarding Life

  • 24-hour supervised residential campus
  • Supervised study period
  • Evening and weekend programming
  • Students from over 25 different countries
  • 2 students per room
  • Family-style dining
Boarding students outside posing

Global Perspective

Global Leadership Logo

While the majority (75%) of the student population at Pickering College is Canadian, we are proud to welcome the balance of our students from over 25 countries to our campus each year – with no more than 15% coming from any one country.

Enrolment Numbers


Senior School Students

(Grades 9-12)


Boarding Students

(includes 6 Experience Canada students)


Middle School Students

(Grades 6-8)


Junior School Students

(JK-Grade 5)