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.
The application process for the 2021/2022 school year has closed.

List of 6 items.

  • Applying to Grades 3 to 5

    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 2019 and 2020 report cards plus most recent from current school year
    • Passport or Birth Certificate
    • Teacher Assessment Form
    Step 4:
    Complete our Virtual Assessment on the following date based on your grade of application:
    • Grade 3 Virtual Assessment - Saturday, January 16 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
    • Grade 4 Virtual Assessment - Saturday, January 23 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
    • Grade 5 Virtual Assessment - Saturday, January 16 from 2 to 3:30 p.m.
    The multiple choice test is age-appropriate and evaluates literacy and numeracy skills. We will reach out to candidates with more details closer to the test date. 
  • Applying to Grade 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. Please upload the following documents to your checklist as soon as possible:
    • Final June 2019 and 2020 report cards plus most recent from current school year
    • Passport or Birth Certificate
    • Teacher Assessment Form
    Step 3:
    All Grade 6 candidates are asked to complete our Virtual Assessment on Saturday, January 9 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. 

    The multiple choice test is age-appropriate and evaluates literacy and numeracy skills. We will reach out to candidates with more details closer to the test date. 

    Select candidates will be contacted to book an interview.
  • 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 2019 and 2020 report cards plus most recent from current year
    • Passport or Birth Certificate
    • Teacher Assessment Form
    Step 4:
    If you are interested in finding out about financial aid, please contact Dave Shaw, Director of Enrolment and Financial Aid at dshaw@crescentschool.org or 416-449-2556 ext. 228.

    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.

    The Character Skills Snapshot measures eight essential character skills: resilience, open-mindedness, responsibility, teamwork, social awareness, self-control, intellectual curiosity and initiative.
     
    Step 6:
    Grade 7 candidates are asked to complete our Virtual Assessment on Saturday, January 9 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. The multiple choice test is age-appropriate and evaluates literacy and numeracy skills. We will reach out to candidates with more details closer to the test date. Alternatively, SSAT results will be accepted.
  • 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 2019 and 2020 report cards plus most recent from current year
    • Passport or Birth Certificate
    • Teacher Assessment Form
    Step 3:
    If you are interested in finding out about financial aid, please contact Dave Shaw, Director of Enrolment and Financial Aid at dshaw@crescentschool.org or 416-449-2556 ext. 228.

    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:
    All boys applying to Grade 8 must write the Secondary School Admissions Test (SSAT). Register online at ssat.org and use the Crescent School test code #2667.

    Step 6:
    Select candidates will be contacted to book an interview and complete a virtual assessment in January.
  • 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 2019 and 2020 report cards plus most recent from current year
    • Passport or Birth Certificate
    • Teacher Assessment Form
    Step 4:
    If you are interested in finding out about financial aid, please contact Dave Shaw, Director of Enrolment and Financial Aid at dshaw@crescentschool.org or 416-449-2556 ext. 228.

    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.

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

    Step 6:
    All boys applying to Grade 9 must write the Secondary School Admissions Test (SSAT). Register online at ssat.org and use the Crescent School test code #2667.
  • 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 2019 and 2020 report cards plus most recent from current year
    • Passport or Birth Certificate
    • Teacher Assessment Form
    Step 3:
    If you are interested in finding out about financial aid, please contact Dave Shaw, Director of Enrolment and Financial Aid at dshaw@crescentschool.org or 416-449-2556 ext. 228.

    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.

    Step 5:
    All boys applying to Grades 10 to 11 must write the Secondary School Admissions Test (SSAT). Register online at ssat.org and use the Crescent School test code #2667.

    Step 6:
    Select candidates may be contacted in early February to book an interview.