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A progressive education for 12 months - grade 12


Application Process

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Next steps for securing your child's future!

Throughout the application process, we want you to know that we are in this together. Our admission team is eager to connect with you personally, help you navigate our application process, and learn about “What’s Possible?” for your son or daughter at Barrie


During the 2021-22 school year, we invite you to attend our upcoming Admission Information Session on November 11, 2021.

Register for an Admission Event

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A non-refundable $50 application fee is required. The admission process varies slightly depending on the grade for which you are applying and can be tracked via your online account. Please note: Students must be 12 months by September 1 to apply.

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Required supporting documents vary by grade. 

Transcripts are required for students applying for Grades 1-12. If your child has had school experience prior to Kindergarten, we require those transcripts as well. 

Transcript Request Form

One Teacher Recommendation is required for students applying for Grades 1-6.  If your child has had school experience prior to Kindergarten, we will require a recommendation as well. 

Three Teacher Recommendations are required for Grades 7-12 from a math teacher, an English teacher, and a principal or school counselor.

ISEE Admission Assessment or SSAT Testing is required for Grades 6-12. Barrie School will accept another nationally standardized achievement test result if it has been completed in the past calendar year. Acceptable alternatives include the CTP or MAP assessments. Please contact the admission office for additional details.  

Learn More about the ISEE 

Learn More about the SSAT 

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Once your application is received, the Admission Office will contact applicants entering Primary 3 (age 3) through Grade 12 to schedule the required virtual student visit. During the visit, we will spend time getting to know to your child and introducing Barrie to your family. Visits vary in length depending on grade level.

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All toddler applicants (age 12 months by September 1) with their parents are required to attend an interview. After applications have been received, the Admission Office will contact applicants to schedule the interview.  

Contact Us

Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have. We're eager to connect with you personally and help you navigate the admissions process, as you learn more about how you can become part of the Barrie School family!  

John Wilson

Director of Admission

Justine Smith

Associate Director of Admission and Dean of Financial Aid

Theresa Valois

Admission Associate

Michelle Layton

Dean of International Admissions and Programming