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Admission Dates & Events

Interested in having your son attend Crescent School?
The enrolment deadline for the 2024–2025 academic year is December 1, 2023.

Please note these important dates and events:

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  • September 1, 2023: Enrolment Opens

    Online applications are accepted for enrolment in the 2024–2025 school year.

    Application fees:
    September 1–October 31, 2023
    November 1–December 1, 2023
    December 2, 2023 onward (late)

    If the application fee will prohibit your family from submitting an application on behalf of your son(s), please contact a member of the Enrolment Team at
  • October 10–November 30, 2023: Campus Tours

    Every Tuesday and Thursday from October 10 to November 30, we are offering in-person campus tours for families interested in our Lower (Grades 3–6), Middle (Grades 7 & 8) and Upper (Grades 9–12) Schools. These tours are led by our Student Ambassadors and last 30-45 minutes.

    Tours are now fully booked for the season. If you would like to join the waitlist, please email
  • Wednesday, October 25, 2023: Middle & Upper School (Gr. 7–12) Open House

    Our Middle & Upper School Open House for families interested in enrolling their sons in Grades 7–12 at Crescent for the 2024–2025 academic year took place on Wednesday, October 25, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

  • Thursday, October 26, 2023: Lower School (Gr. 3–6) Open House

    Our Lower School Open House for families interested in enrolling their sons in Grades 3–6 at Crescent for the 2024–2025 academic year took place on Thursday, October 26, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • December 1, 2023: Application Deadline

    We accept late applications after the deadline. Please note that the application fee is $325 from December 2 onwards.

    After Offer Day (February 23, 2024), select late applicants may be contacted for an interview.
  • December 2 & 9, 2023: Grade 7 & 9 Assessments

    Grades 7 and 9 applicants will write a test at either the Crescent School or Royal St. George's campus. We are collaborating with RSGC to deliver the test. Students applying to one or both schools will only be required to write one test.

    The test fee is $125.

    Applicants to Crescent or RSGC are welcome to write at either school on the following dates:

    Grade 7 Assessment:
    • Saturday, December 2 at 9:00 a.m. at Crescent School 
    • Saturday, December 9 at 9:00 a.m. at RSGC 
    Grade 9 Assessment:
    • Saturday, December 2 at 9:00 a.m. at RSGC
    • Saturday, December 9 at 9:00 a.m. at Crescent School 
    International or Out-of-Province Applicants
    Grade 7 and 9 international and out-of-province applicants will write the test virtually on Saturday, January 13 at 8:00 p.m. EST.

    The multiple-choice, short-answer test is age-appropriate and focuses on mathematics and literacy. No preparation is required.
  • January 12, 2024: Financial Assistance Deadline

    Deadline to apply for financial assistance for the 2024–2025 academic year.
  • January 20, 2024: Lower and Middle School Experience Crescent Day

    Experience Crescent Day is a mandatory, in-person event for applicants to Grades 3–5 and Grade 7. It provides prospective Crescent students with the opportunity to engage with the three pedagogies that are foundational to a Crescent School education: active, experiential, and relational.

    There are practical and evaluative components to the day. During this event, boys will: 
    • Participate in activities that focus on collaboration, critical thinking and positive leadership
    • Engage in experiences that encourage creativity, curiosity and adaptability
    • Explore and navigate new relationships with others while maintaining a growth mindset, courageous spirit and awareness of self
    • Candidates for Grades 3–5 will also write brief assessments in literacy and math
  • February 23, 2024: Offer Day

    Admission decisions are communicated to all applicants.