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Admission Dates & Events

Interested in having your son attend Crescent School?

The following important dates and events apply to enrolment applications for September 2022 entry:

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  • September 1, 2021: Enrolment Opens

    Online applications are accepted for September 2022 enrolment.
  • September 30 - November 18, 2021: Ask Crescent Virtual Events

    Ask Crescent are online events where prospective families can connect with Crescent’s Enrolment Team and hear about different aspects of our School. 
    All events are 45 minutes. No registration is required. 

    Click here for the zoom link.

    Thursday, September 30 @ 12 noonEnrolment 101
    Thursday, October 14 @ 12 noonEnrolment 101
    Thursday, October 28 @ 12 noonMiddle School
    Thursday, November 11 @ 12 noonUpper School
    Thursday, November 18 @ 12 noonLower School
  • October 21 & 22, 2021: Virtual Open House

    We invite you to attend one of our Virtual Open House events for families considering Crescent in September 2022.
    • For boys entering Grades 3 - 6 (Lower School):
      Thursday, October 21 @ 1:00 p.m. EDT
    • For boys entering Grades 7 - 12 (Middle & Upper Schools):
      Friday, October 22 @ 1:00 p.m. EDT
    Click here to register for the Open House and obtain the Zoom link.
  • November 25, 2021: Pick Your Path Virtual Event

    Pick Your Path is a virtual event that provides applicants and their families an opportunity to connect with Crescent Faculty and Staff to hear about the things that matter most to them. Each event will feature a variety of topics and allow participants to pick sessions most relevant to their sons. 

    Pick Your Path session topics are:

    • Academics – Choose from Lower, Middle, and Upper Schools 
    • "A Day in the Life" – Choose from Lower, Middle, and Upper Schools
    • Boys' Learning and Education
    • Character-Infused Education
    • Character-in-Action co-curricular programs; choose from Arts, Athletics, Business, Outreach and Robotics
    The event runs from 7 - 8:30 p.m.

    Click here for more event information and to access the Zoom link.
  • December 1, 2021: Application Deadline

    After the deadline, we accept late applications. Late applications go into our Wait Pool. After our Offer Day (February 25, 2022), we may invite select wait pool applicants for an interview.
  • December 2021/January 2022: Virtual Assessments

    Candidates will write an online test at their homes. The multiple-choice, short answer test is age-appropriate and evaluates numeracy skills and literacy skills. This assessment is not associated with SSAT and no test preparation is required.
    Crescent, Upper Canada College, and Royal St. George’s are collaborating on an assessment for applicants to our schools. If you are applying to more than one of these schools, you only need to complete one assessment and your results will be shared with all schools.
    Assessment Dates:
    For overseas applicants (All Grades): Saturday, January 15, 2022, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. EST
    For Applicants to Grades 3 & 4: Saturday, January 8, 2022, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. EST
    For Applicants to Grades 5 & 6: Saturday, January 8, 2022, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. EST
    For Applicants to Grade 7: Saturday, December 11, 2021, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. EST
    For Applicants to Grade 9: Saturday, December 11, 2021, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. EST
    For Applicants to Grades 8, 10 & 11: Saturday, January 15, 2022, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. EST
  • January 14, 2022: Financial assistance deadline

    Deadline to apply for financial assistance.
  • February 9 & 10, 2022: Ask Crescent Parents

    Connect virtually with current Crescent parents to ask questions about the application process, school life, community or anything you might like to ask parent-to-parent.

    For parents of Lower School applicants (Grades 3-6)
    Wednesday, February 9, 2022, at 12 p.m. EST.  
    For parents of Middle and Upper School applicants (Grades 7-12)
    Thursday, February 10, 2022, at 12 p.m. EST.  

    If you wish to submit a question before the event, please click here.
    There will also be ample opportunity to ask your questions live at the event.
    Each event is 45 minutes long. There is no need to RSVP.
  • February 16, 2022: Peer Perspectives

    An Enrolment Event for Middle and Upper School Applicants
    Hosted & Moderated by Ari Hunter, Assistant Head of Upper School, Student Life

    Crescent School invites all Grade 7–12 applicants and their families to Peer Perspectives, a 45-minute live event featuring five Upper School students, moderated by Ari Hunter, Assistant Head of Upper School, Student Life. Listen as current students answer your questions about student life at Crescent.  

    Please join us for this virtual event
    Wednesday, February 16, 2022
    5:00–5:45 p.m. EST

    Click here for student bios, survey link to submit your questions, and the Zoom meeting link.
  • February 25, 2022: Offer Day

    Admission decisions are communicated to all applicants.