Located on 47 acres of protected environmental wetlands, with direct access to the Collingwood trail system, PRA offers a superior facility, indoors and out. The school has an internet network, and all classrooms are equipped with SMART board interactive whiteboard technology. A fully equipped computer lab, art room, teaching kitchen, science labs and music studio provide a variety of experiential learning opportunities. Physical activity is emphasized at PRA and the school features a gymnasium with a sprung wood floor as well as an outdoor artificial turf field. An outdoor classroom, direct access to the area’s extensive trail system and the backdrop of recreation abundant in the Georgian Triangle make for limitless opportunities.
At Pretty River Academy the majority of classrooms have a with a view of Cranberry Marsh. Studies have shown that people with a view of natural spaces have experienced significantly less frustration and more enthusiasm towards their work. (American Psychological Society, 1993). Students and staff at the Academy benefit from this positive working environment, creating a happy place to be.