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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 2023 entry:

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  • September 1, 2022: Enrolment Opens

    Online applications are accepted for September 2023 enrolment.

    For applications submitted prior to October 31, 2022, the fee is $225. For applications submitted between November 1 and December 1, 2022, the fee is $275. Late applications submitted from December 2 onward will require a $325 fee.

    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 apply@crescentschool.org.
  • September 22, 2022–February 2, 2023: Ask Crescent Virtual Events

    Ask Crescent is a series of online events where prospective families can casually drop in during lunch and connect with Crescent’s Enrolment Team. Each session is catered to a specific division or program of interest. 

    All events begin at 12 p.m. sharp and last 45 minutes long, including a Q&A session at the end. No registration is required.

    Click here for the dates, session information, and to access the Zoom link.
  • September 27–October 18, 2022: Campus Tours

    Every Tuesday between September 27 and October 18, we are offering a selection of 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.

    Campus tours must be booked in advance using this campus tour registration form. Tour spots are limited.

    N.B.: We will be offering another block of tours in November. Sign-up for these dates will be available in mid-October.
  • October 25, 2022: Lower School (Gr. 3–6) Open House

    We invite you to attend our Lower School Open House for families interested in enrolling their sons in Grades 3–6 at Crescent in September 2023.

    10 a.m. – 12 noon

    Centre for Creative Learning (CCL)
    Crescent School
    2365 Bayview Avenue
    Toronto, ON

    *Advance registration is requested. Please use this Open House sign-up form to let us know you are coming.
  • October 26, 2022: Middle/Upper School (Gr. 7–12) Open House

    We invite you to attend our Middle and Upper School Open House for families interested in enrolling their sons in Grades 7–12 at Crescent in September 2023.

    10 a.m. – 12 noon

    Centre for Creative Learning (CCL)
    Crescent School
    2365 Bayview Avenue
    Toronto, ON

    *Advance registration is requested. Please use this Open House sign-up form to let us know you are coming.
  • December 1, 2022: Application Deadline

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

    Late applicants will automatically be placed in the Waitpool. After Offer Day (February 24, 2023), select candidates may be contacted for an interview.
  • December 10 & 17, 2022 and January 14, 2023: Virtual Assessments

    All applicants must complete a grade-specific assessment which takes place online. It is an integral part of the application process.

    The dates for these assessments are firmly set in the calendar; alternate dates are not available. Given the importance of this assessment, we strongly recommend that it take precedence over any extracurricular commitments. 

    This online test is made up of two parts: math and English. No advance preparation is required.

    Click here for the assessment dates by grade and for more information about the Virtual Assessment.
  • January 13, 2023: Financial Assistance Deadline

    Deadline to apply for financial assistance for the 2023-2024 academic year.
  • January 21, 2023 (New Date): Lower School "Experience Crescent" Day

    Experience Crescent is a mandatory, in-person event for all Lower School applicants. 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 is both a practical and evaluative component 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
  • February 24, 2023: Offer Day

    Admission decisions are communicated to all applicants.