Barrie

Some information:
Population: 136,063
Size: 99.04 km2

Barrie is a politically independent city, part of Simcoe County, situated on Lake Simcoe.

City of Barrie has grown significantly in recent years due to close proximity to GTA and Go transit improvement. There are nine trains that travel to Toronto daily, hourly buses and is only one-hour drive to most of GTA locations. Likewise, cottage country is also in a short driving distance. Places like Wasaga Beach, Blue Mountain and Muskoka, are nearly at a doorstep.

The City of Barrie has everything a person might wish for! Most department stores, local and chain restaurants, waterfront activities with beaches, marinas, trails for summer enjoyment and ski hills for winter fun, golf courses, countless all year-round festivals, myriad of parks and greenspaces. It is an all year-round city with affordable houses in all shapes and styles.

Barrie offers lots of job opportunities and is perfect for starting a new business. Barrie is also home to Georgian College and Royal Victoria Hospital. Once you come to Barrie and realize that this city has so much to offer you might never want to leave again.

Colleges: Georgian College

Hospitals: Royal Victoria Hospital

Malls: Georgian Mall, Park Place, Bayfield Mall

Schools

Elementary School Name Fraser Rating (out of 10.0)
Hyde Park8.60
Sister Catherine Donnelly7.90
Codrington7.60
Trillium Woods7.30
Ardagh Bluffs7.20
St Catherine of Siena6.90
St John Vianney6.70
Algonquin Ridge6.50
Mapleview Heights6.50
Pope John Paul II6.30
Terry Fox6.20
Hillcrest6.10
Saint Gabriel the Archangel6.10
W C Little6.10
Emma King6.00
Ferndale Woods6.00
Allandale Heights5.80
West Bayfield5.70
Frère-André5.60
Assikinack5.20
Steele Street5.20
Monsignor Clair5.00
La Source4.90
Cundles Heights4.80
Portage View4.80
Maple Grove4.70
St Michael the Archangel4.70
St Monicas4.70
The Good Shepherd4.60
Johnson Street4.50
St Bernadette4.10
Willow Landing4.10
Andrew Hunter3.80
Holly Meadows3.80
Oakley Park3.40
St Nicholas3.40
Secondary School Name Fraser Rating (out of 10.0)
Eastview7.50
Roméo Dallaire7.30
Bear Creek6.40
Barrie North6.20
Innisdale6.00
St Joan of Arc5.60
Nouvelle-Alliance5.40