School Profile


Prince Edward Collegiate Institute (PECI) is a community school emphasizing a challenging academic program for all students. In addition to traditional school courses, PECI offers the Venture University Enrichment Program for students who are prepared for academic and co-curricular challenges. A broad range of technology, fashion, food services, business, co-op, and the JOALT outdoor education leadership program prepare students for success. A fully-equipped resource room, opportunity room and library provide students with the tools to succeed. Continuing a 50 plus year tradition, PECI continues to serve students living in Prince Edward County to ensure their success in the world.

Arts and Athletics

PECI offers students many opportunities to participate in co- and extra-curricular activities. Some recent activities include:
• Stage productions have been performed for the community
Visual Arts students have participated in local and regional art exhibits
• Gold medal band performances at the Quinte Rotary Music Festival
• Guitar music program in addition to the regular music program
• Daily lunch time Intramural program
• Athletic activities include rugby, basketball, soccer, volleyball, cross-country, track and field, golf, badminton and swimming
• The Sr. Boys' Soccer, Girls’ Rugby and Boys’ Swim teams have been COSSA champions


PECI’s large campus has excellent facilities to meet all student needs:
• Fully equipped science labs and technology rooms for manufacturing, construction, transportation and communications technology
• Three gymnasiums, a weight training room and playing fields
• Fully wifi accessible site and a library resource centre
• Excellent facilities for the arts.

Prince Edward Collegiate Institute
41 Barker Street
Picton, Ontario, K0K 2T0

Tel: 613-476-2196
Fax: 613-476-1516
Principal: Darren McFarlane
Vice-Principal: Therese McMahon

Community connection

PECI is a community school. An active Students’ Council and a senior Entrepreneurial Studies Class lead many school projects. Participation in local events provides our students with valuable experiences and enable us to develop partnerships which enrich both the school and the community.

Some of our pride inspiring initiatives include:

• Fundraising for Picton Food Bank, Canadian Cancer Society, CNIB, Salvation Army, Terry Fox Foundation, Children’s Aid Society, Hastings and Prince Edward Learning Foundation, Hoops for Heart, and Christmas Angels
• Community Care walking program shares our facilities with seniors
• OPP partnership through Crimestoppers