Pictou Academy- Dr. Thomas McCulloch

Pictou Academy- Dr. Thomas McCulloch


Pictou Academy and Dr Thomas McCulloch School are located in scenic Pictou, Nova Scotia - The Birthplace of New Scotland. 

Our schools offer a public school education to students from grades six to twelve in the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board.  Pictou Academy was founded in 1816 by Dr. Thomas McCulloch and is one of the oldest secondary institutions in Canada.  In March of 2016 PA celebrated it's 200th anniversary. 




Administration Office

Charlene Thompson




Guidance Office

Richard Cyr




Vice Principal's Office

Starr Pettipas




Principal's Office

Blair MacDonald




88 Patterson Street

PO Box 699

Pictou NS

B0K 1H0


(902) 485-7200 Phone

(902) 485-7210 Fax