Name of School:
The Blake School

Address:

Hopkins - Minneapolis - Wayzata, MN

Phone: 952-988-3420

Fax: 952-988-3455

Website: www.blakeschool.org

Admissions Contact:
Admissions Office
P - 952-988-3420
F - 952-988-3455

Calendar

Saturday, October 29, 2016
Discover Blake Event: PK-8 Lower School and Middle School - Hopkins All Campus
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Saturday, November 5, 2016
Discover Blake Event: PK-5 Lower School Highcroft - All Campus
9:00 am - 12:00 pm Admissions

Saturday, November 12, 2016
Discover Blake Event: 9-12 Upper School - All Campus
9:00 am - 12:00 pm Admissions

Monday, January 9, 2017
Discover Blake Event: 9-12 Upper School - All Campus
7:00 - 9:00 Admission

Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Discover Blake Open House: PK,K, 1-Lower School Highcroft - All Campus
5:30 - 7:30 pm Admission

Thursday, January 12, 2017
Discover Blake Event: PK-8 Lower School and Middle School - All Campus
6:45 - 9:00 pm Admission

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  • The Blake School - Prep School Tour
    Blake starts with small classes of students united by innate curiosity. We add an excellent faculty who combine subject expertise with attention to each individual.
  • The Blake School - Prep School Tour
    Blake’s comprehensive, rigorous curriculum emphasizes critical thinking, writing and problem solving in English literature, language arts, science, math, social studies and world languages.
  • The Blake School - Prep School Tour
    Blake’s college counselors help students navigate each step of the college search process. Students reflect and ask questions to determine what they truly need from a school.
  • The Blake School - Prep School Tour
    Opportunities for travel abroad range from short trips to semester or yearlong stays. Students who travel are able to study languages and engage in service learning projects. Blake offers approximately 20 off-campus programs.
  • The Blake School - Prep School Tour
    At Blake, arts education isn’t extra. It’s intrinsic to the curriculum. Visual arts, music and theater classes are part of Blake’s Lower School core curriculum, and students continue with these studies, as well as forensics, throughout Middle and Upper School.
  • The Blake School - Prep School Tour
    Blake offers 30 sports and is home to more than 75 athletics teams that compete in the Minnesota State High School League. Blake has won 45 state championships in recent years. On average 80 percent of Upper School students participate in team sports.

Blake is the preeminent independent day school in the Upper Midwest. Its comprehensive, rigorous curriculum prepares students to advance to the most selective colleges and universities. In addition to academics, Blake students also strive for excellence in athletics and the arts and are committed to improving their local and global community. Students encounter thoughtfully prepared curriculum along with abundant opportunities for travel, service, sports and artistic endeavors. They develop the habits of mind that enable them to think critically, solve problems, empathize, create and make our world better.

Grades Served: PK-12

Boarding/Day: Day

Single-Sex or Co-ed: Co-ed

Day Enrollment: 1,370

Boarding Enrollment: N/A

Setting (Urban/Suburban): Suburban and Urban

Religious Affiliation: None

Student-Faculty Ratio: 9:1

Average Class Size: 15-16 (Varies by division)

Accrediting Body: ISACS

Special Programs/Features: Global Online Academy (Upper School); Math in Focus curriculum

Summer Programs: Yes - June through July; Academic/Arts/Athletics

Application Deadline: Jan. 31, 2017

Required Testing: Yes - see Blake's website for details

Tuition: $27,650 to $29,025

Financial Aid Program: $4.8 million

% of Student Body on Financial Aid: 21%