Schools Nearby Perfect For Your Family

Essa Towns is located in the Simcoe County District School Board, which has the finest, preschool, elementary and secondary schools in the area!


One of the main required criteria for families when purchasing a new home is to ensure valued educational institutions are located nearby. Quality schooling is the cornerstone of any thriving community! Essa Towns is located in the Simcoe County District School Board, which has the finest, preschool, elementary and secondary schools in the area! Explore some of your options by viewing the list below.

Stepping Stones Nursery School Inc.

Stepping Stones is a non-profit nursery school that provides parents with an affordable option for children to learn through interactive and independent play. They acknowledge that each child has specific needs and learns in their own unique way, which is why they prioritize creating programs that promote an atmosphere where all children can learn and have fun. At Stepping Stones, students play freely, constructively and creatively.

Algonquin Ridge Elementary School

Algonquin Ridge prides itself on teaching more than just academics. They commit to their Character program, which nurtures universal character traits that transcend racial, religious, socio-economic and cultural lines. The entire school works together to create a community that’s welcoming and inclusive. They focus on modeling 10 character traits around the school, including integrity, responsibility, cooperation, caring, respect, optimism, honesty, empathy, courage and inclusiveness.

Unity Christian High School

Unity Christian High School is a Christian educational community that cares for every student’s spiritual, emotional, mental and physical well-being. They organize students into small classes to ensure that the teachers create meaningful interactions with each student. At Unity, integration with Christian views and faith is of importance and it is applied into all aspects of the students education. According to statistics, over 99% of Unity graduates have been accepted into their first choice of post-secondary school program.

St. John Vianney Catholic School

At St. John Vianney, educators provide unique learning experiences that emphasize Catholic beliefs and values. From the minute you walk through the doors, you will witness their Catholic identity in the way the staff and students interact. Their school encourages social justice and respect for life and God’s creations through classroom teachings and extra-curricular activities.

Innisdale Secondary School

Innisdale Secondary School is the largest high school in Simcoe County.  The school was founded in 1978 and serves as an educational facility to over 1700 students. They offer a High Skills Major and Extended French Program which extends from grade 9 – grade 12. Aside from focusing on academics, they prioritize teaching good character traits that surpass racial, cultural, socio-economic and religious views. At Innisdale, students will find a welcoming and inclusive community.

Register for Essa Towns

Reside at Essa Towns in South Barrie where you will find everything you need within reach! This new urban townhome development will be the focal point of the neighbourhood, featuring Barrie’s only residential rooftop patio homes. Register on our site for these freehold townhomes starting from the mid $400’s.

Once you step inside Essa Towns, you will see yourself calling it home for years to come!