How to Apply

Applying to Crescent School is easy. Everything is online - from our application form to information on tuition, fees and financial aid.
How to Apply

Application Process

Thank you for your interest in Crescent School. Below you will find what you need to successfully apply to our school.
We are now accepting applications for September 2022 enrolment. The deadline to apply is December 1, 2021.

List of 5 items.

  • Applying to Grades 3 to 6

    Step 1:
    Complete the online application form. Your application will automatically save so you may exit and return to it at any time. A confirmation webpage will appear after your application is submitted and payment received. You will also receive a confirmation email.

    Step 2:
    Once we process your application you will have access to the application checklist. Book your interview through the link in your applicant checklist.

    Step 3:
    Please upload the following documents to your application checklist as soon as possible:
    • Final June 2020 and 2021 report cards plus most recent from the current school year if available, e.g. November 2021
    • Passport or Birth Certificate
    • Teacher Assessment Form
    Step 4:
    Complete our Virtual Assessment.

    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, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. EST
    For local applicants to Grades 3 & 4: Saturday, January 8, 2022, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. EST
    For local applicants to Grades 5 & 6: Saturday, January 8, 2022, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. EST

    For Grade 5 & 6 applicants only: If you are interested in finding out about financial assistance, please contact Dave Shaw, Director of Enrolment and Financial Aid at dshaw@crescentschool.org or 416-449-2556 ext. 228.
  • Applying to Grade 7

    ​Step 1:
    Complete the online application form. Your application will automatically save so you may exit and return to it at any time. A confirmation webpage will appear after your application is submitted and payment received. You will also receive a confirmation email.

    Step 2:
    Once we process your application, you will have access to the application checklist. Book your interview through the link in your applicant checklist.

    Step 3:
    Please upload the following documents as soon as possible:
    • ​Final June 2020 and 2021 report cards plus most recent from the current year if available, e.g. November 2021
    • Passport or Birth Certificate
    • Teacher Assessment Form
    Step 4:
    All applicants to Grades 7 to 11 must complete the Character Skills Snapshot (CSS), an online assessment. Please log in to SSAT.org to register.

    The Character Skills Snapshot measures eight essential character skills: resilience, open-mindedness, responsibility, teamwork, social awareness, self-control, intellectual curiosity and initiative.
     
    Step 5:
    Complete our Virtual Assessment.

    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, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. EST
    For local applicants to Grade 7: Saturday, December 11, 2021, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. EST

    In addition, you are welcome to submit the applicant's SSAT results if available.

    If you are interested in finding out about financial assistance, please contact Dave Shaw, Director of Enrolment and Financial Aid at dshaw@crescentschool.org or 416-449-2556 ext. 228.
  • Applying to Grade 8

    Step 1:
    Complete the online application form. Your application will automatically save so you may exit and return to it at any time. A confirmation webpage will appear after your application is submitted and payment received. You will also receive a confirmation email.

    Step 2:
    Once we process your application you will have access to the application checklist. Please upload the following documents to your application checklist as soon as possible:
    • ​​Final June 2020 and 2021 report cards plus most recent from the current year if available, e.g. November 2021
    • Passport or Birth Certificate
    • Teacher Assessment Form
    Step 3:
    All applicants to Grades 7 to 11 must complete the Character Skills Snapshot (CSS), an online assessment. Please log into SSAT.org to register.

    The Character Skills Snapshot measures eight essential character skills: resilience, open-mindedness, responsibility, teamwork, social awareness, self-control, intellectual curiosity and initiative.

    Step 4:
    Complete our Virtual Assessment.

    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 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. EST
    For local applicants to Grade 8: Saturday, January 15, 2022 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. EST

    In addition, you are welcome to submit the applicant's SSAT results if available.

    Step 5:
    Select candidates will be contacted to book an interview.

    If you are interested in finding out about financial assistance, please contact Dave Shaw, Director of Enrolment and Financial Aid at dshaw@crescentschool.org or 416-449-2556 ext. 228.
  • Applying to Grade 9


    Step 1:
    Complete the online application form. Your application will automatically save so you may exit and return to it at any time. A confirmation webpage will appear after your application is submitted and payment received. You will also receive a confirmation email.

    Step 2:
    Once we process your application you will have access to the application checklist. Book your interview through the link in your applicant checklist.

    Step 3:
    Please upload the following documents as soon as possible:
    • ​Final June 2020 and 2021 report cards plus most recent from the current year if available, e.g. November 2021
    • Passport or Birth Certificate
    • Teacher Assessment Form
    Step 4:
    All applicants to Grades 7 to 11 must complete the Character Skills Snapshot (CSS), an online assessment. Please log into SSAT.org to register.

    The Character Skills Snapshot measures eight essential character skills: resilience, open-mindedness, responsibility, teamwork, social awareness, self-control, intellectual curiosity and initiative.

    Step 5:
    Complete our Virtual Assessment.

    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, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. EST
    For local applicants to Grade 9: Saturday, December 11, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. EST

    In addition, you are welcome to submit the applicant's SSAT results if available.

    If you are interested in finding out about financial assistance, please contact Dave Shaw, Director of Enrolment and Financial Aid at dshaw@crescentschool.org or 416-449-2556 ext. 228.
  • Applying to Grades 10 to 11

    Step 1:
    Complete the online application form. Your application will automatically save so you may exit and return to it at any time. A confirmation webpage will appear after your application is submitted and payment received. You will also receive a confirmation email.

    Step 2:
    Once we process your application you will have access to the application checklist. Please upload the following documents to your application checklist as soon as possible:
    • ​Final June 2020 and 2021 report cards plus most recent from the current year if available, e.g. November 2021
    • Passport or Birth Certificate
    • Teacher Assessment Form
    Step 5:
    All applicants to Grades 7 to 11 must complete the Character Skills Snapshot (CSS), an online assessment. Please log into SSAT.org to register.

    Step 6:
    Complete our Virtual Assessment.

    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, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. EST
    For local applicants to Grades 10 & 11: Saturday, January 15, 2022, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    In addition, you are welcome to submit the applicant's SSAT results if available.

    Step 7:
    Select candidates may be contacted in early February to book an interview.

    If you are interested in finding out about financial assistance, please contact Dave Shaw, Director of Enrolment and Financial Aid at dshaw@crescentschool.org or 416-449-2556 ext. 228.