About the Prince Edward Island International Student Program (PEIISP)
The Prince Edward Island International Student Program (PEIISP) was created to deliver K-12 public education opportunities to the global community through the Department of Education and Lifelong Learning. International students who reside outside of Canada may apply to attend one of our 62 public schools in Prince Edward Island. Our public schools are among a network of Canadian educational institutions who welcome international students to study and experience our Island way of life. Enjoy the peace of mind, knowing students will receive a world-class education in a safe place. High school students can choose from a variety of subjects within the Prince Edward Island program including Arts, Business Education, Career Education, Career and Technical Education, Communication and Information Technology, Core French, Culinary, English as an Additional Language, Language Arts, Mathematics, Physical Education, Science, Social Studies.
We provide public education opportunities to students from around the world. The PEIISP believes in fully integrating students into public school life; this supports PEIISP participants to have a truly Canadian academic and cultural experience. Our schools offer a wide range of programs provided by dedicated and caring staff.
Our staff will receive and review your application to the PEIISP and answer your questions along the way.
Homestay on Prince Edward Island
An important part of participation in the PEIISP is the homestay experience. The best way to improve your English and experience Canadian culture is to become a member of a local family. International students who need accommodations in Prince Edward Island can find additional information by clicking on the following site.
- Apply to the Prince Edward Island International Student Program and pay application fee.
- If accepted, within three weeks, you will receive a Conditional Letter of Acceptance or Letter of Refusal.
- Follow the admissions process.
- Confirm your homestay arrangements.
- Arrange for travel to PEI to arrive at least one week before your first day of school.
- Contact the PEIISP to book an appointment for an intake meeting and English language proficiency assessment.
Visit Frequently Asked Questions for more information.
Who can I contact for more information?
Prince Edward Island International Student Program