New schools

Something exciting is always happening at the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB)! There are always a variety of projects on the go, whether we're building new schools, renovating older schools or completing additions on existing buildings.  

For more information about how new schools are planned and funded, visit our Capital Planning page. 
Maple Ridge Secondary School

Maple Ridge Secondary School is located in south Barrie at the corner of Prince William Way and Mapleview Drive East. It is scheduled to open in the 2021-22 school year. Students coming from the Hewitt’s Creek PS, Hyde Park PS and Algonquin Ridge ES attendance areas will attend the new school. View the attendance area maps for September 2021:

Maple Ridge Secondary School - attendance area (effective Sept. 2021)

Innisdale Secondary School - attendance area (effective Sept. 2021)

Nantyr Shores Secondary School - attendance area (effective Sept. 2021)

The new school will welcome Grade 9 and 10 students in 2021-22.

North Bradford elementary school

In March 2018 the Ministry of Education approved a capital funding request for a new elementary school in north Bradford. This elementary school is expected to include 501 pupil places, with a construction value of approximately $12.1M. The new school will help address enrolment pressures in the area.

South Bradford elementary school

In July 2020 the Ministry of Education approved a capital funding request for a new elementary school in south Bradford. This elementary school is expected to include 593 pupil places, with a construction value of approximately $13.5M. The new school will help address enrolment pressures in the area.

Oro-Medonte elementary school

In March 2018 the Ministry of Education approved a capital funding request for a new elementary school in Oro-Medonte. This elementary school is expected to include 357 pupil places, with a construction value of approximately $9M. The new school will help address enrolment pressures in the area.

Shanty Bay replacement school

In July 2020 the Ministry of Education approved a capital funding request for a replacement school for the existing Shanty Bay Public School. The new Shanty Bay elementary school has a construction value of approximately $5.9M and includes190 pupil places. This is funding for the replacement of the current school, which has been deemed prohibitive to repair.

Wasaga Beach elementary school

In March 2018 the Ministry of Education approved a capital funding request for a new elementary school in Wasaga Beach. This elementary school is expected to include 406 pupil places, with a construction value of approximately $10.8M. The new school will help address enrolment pressures in the area.

Lake Simcoe PS addition

In October 2020 the Ministry of Education approved a capital funding request for an addition at Lake Simcoe Public School. The announcement includes an addition of 190 new elementary student spaces along with two new child care rooms. The estimated construction value is $5.4 million.