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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 Biweekly Events

    Ask Crescent is a bi-weekly online event 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 & February 10, 2022: Pick Your Path

    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. Examples of topics include, but are not limited to:
    • The academic program in the Lower, Middle and Upper Schools (including AP)
    • A day in the life of a Lower, Middle and Upper School student, e.g. timetables, house, mentor group, co-curricular programs, etc.
    • Boys' learning and education and the benefits of a school for boys
    • Crescent's signature co-curricular program offerings, i.e. Arts, Athletics, Business, Outreach and Robotics
    The event will take place from 7 - 8:30 p.m.

    Zoom links will be shared closer to the event date.
  • 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): Thursday, December 9, 2021, 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 25, 2022: Offer Day

    Admission decisions are communicated to all applicants.