Lester B Pearson Collegiate Institute's Mission Statement
Lester B. Pearson C.I. is a full service school with students representing 56 different countries, speaking 42 languages, and practicing 17 different religions. We promote appreciation of diversity as inspired by our motto, "Peace through Understanding", taken from the 1957 Nobel Peace Prize speech by our former Prime Minister, Lester B. Pearson. We pride ourselves in offering a full range of programs to students of all levels as well as an extensive co-curricular program which provides many opportunities for student leadership and personal growth. Our school's specialization in Health & Wellness and Construction and Design links various curriculum areas to sector specific Specialized High Skills Major.
Communication Technology – multimedia studies and web design
Specialist High Skills Major - Health and Wellness
More Information About Lester B Pearson Collegiate Institute
Pre & Advanced Placement (AP)
Co-operative Education & OYAP
Dual Credit Courses
Tutoring Programs and School Support
- Full Service School
- Community Partnerships
- Leadership Development Programs
- SHSM Program in Health and Wellness
- Extra-curricular activities (20+)
- Variety of Sports teams (20+)
- Vibrant and Strong School Council
- Expanding Technology Program
Student Life - Where You Belong
Leadership opportunities include the Students’ Administrative Council, Peer Leadership Network, Unity Leadership, YMCA Leadership Development Program, Yearbook Committee, Prefects, Athletic Council, Super Council, and Trinity Theatre. We have over 70 competitive athletic teams, clubs and intramural activities for everyone. Dramatic productions are flourishing including an annual exciting school play.
Students play a vital role in organizing and participating in the many assemblies and events we celebrate at Pearson, such as Remembrance Day, Black History Month, International Night, Mayfair, Semi Formal, Prom and so much more.
In addition, there are opportunities to become involved in larger global issues through Free the Children and World Vision, which conduct campaigns to raise funds and awareness, such as the 30 Hour Famine.