Summer at Crescent

Crescent doesn’t slow down in July and August when regular classes are out. Our campus is bustling with activity all summer long.
Summer Programs
Summer Academic Program

Summer FAQs

List of 1 frequently asked questions.

  • For what type of student is this program designed?

    Crescent School’s Summer Academic Program is designed for students seeking a “reach ahead”, versus remedial summer learning opportunity. Crescent’s high academic standards allows students to accelerate their learning or lighten their course load for the coming school year.

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List of 7 frequently asked questions.

  • Are the credit courses easier than those offered during the regular school year?

    No. Summer courses are not "easy credits". They are accredited courses that prepare students for further study in the discipline. All courses are taught and evaluated to Crescent School's high academic standards and rigorous evaluation, the same as during the regular school year.
  • Can Crescent School guarantee my son or daughter a certain grade?

    No. Courses in our Summer Academic Program are taught and evaluated to Crescent School's rigorous standards. Students' final grades are determined by their performance on evaluated items such as quizzes, assignments, tests and the final examination.
  • What is the drop date?

    A student who formally withdraws from the program by Tuesday, July 11, 2017 will not receive a final grade. Beyond July 12, grades must be recorded on his/her transcript according to Ontario Ministry of Education guidelines.
  • What is the turn-around time for marking?

    Quizzes, in-class assignments and tests are typically graded and returned the following class day.
  • Is there a final exam?

    All courses have a final exam, which will be written on Thursday, July 27, 2017 (usually from 9 to 11 a.m.). Each course, however, has its own evaluation criteria.
  • Is extra help available?

    Yes. Teachers are typically in class by 8 a.m., and will remain after class to offer extra help.
  • How will grades be reported?

    On Friday, July 28, 2017, students will verbally receive their final grade from the teacher. A written report will be sent to the student's home in late August. For non-Crescent students, a copy of this report will be sent in September to the home school indicated on the student's registration form.

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  • Is the school air-conditioned?

    Yes. Classrooms are air-conditioned, bright, and provide an excellent learning environment.
  • How do I get to Crescent School by TTC?

    From Davisville subway station: Take the Bayview 11 bus heading north to Steeles Avenue. This route detours through Sunnybrook Hospital and takes approximately 30 minutes to reach Crescent School. Bus 11 southbound is accessible from the Sheppard subway line.

    From Lawrence subway station: Take the Lawrence-Donway 162 bus. It departs on the half-hour. This route takes no more than 15 minutes to reach Crescent School. Or, take the Sunnybrook 124 bus from the Lawrence subway station and get off at the stop in front of the Toronto French School. Then walk north across the Bayview bridge to Crescent School. The walk takes 10-15 minutes.

    For more information, visit the TTC website.
  • Is there parking at Crescent?

    Yes, there is free parking on school grounds.

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