Name of School:
The Blake School


Hopkins - Minneapolis - Wayzata, MN

Phone: 952-988-3420

Fax: 952-988-3455


Admissions Contact:
G. Bryan Fleming
Director of Admissions
P - 952-988-3420
F - 952-988-3455


  • PreK-12 Department Leadership
    Blake is the only independent school in the Twin Cities with PreK-12 department chairs, who ensure the school’s innovative and rigorous liberal arts curriculum are aligned throughout the grades.
  • Talented Faculty
    Over 73 percent of Blake faculty members have advanced degrees and many have professional work experience in the field of study they teach.
  • World Citizenship
    Our commitment to fostering world citizens and preparing our students for a global society informs our burgeoning off-campus study and service opportunities and language options.
  • Myriad Athletic Options
    Blake offers more than 30 sports and fields over 50 teams. We’re proud of the fact that Blake has won more than 37 state championships in recent years.
  • Breadth & Depth in the Arts
    At Blake students participate in a wide variety of arts classes designed to cultivate both talent and an appreciation of the artistic process and the role of arts in society.
  • Affording Blake
    Blake is committed to making our education affordable to families from a wide economic range. That’s why we provide one of the largest need-based financial aid programs in the Midwest.

At Blake, talented faculty guide students on a journey of engagement with, and mastery of, a wide range of new concepts and subjects, from prekindergarten to 12th grade. Our 9:1 student-adult ratio fosters the sharing of ideas, and ensures that each student receives what they need to thrive – in the classroom, in art studios and labs, on the stage and on our athletic fields. The school’s nationally renowned College Counseling staff shepherds each Blake student toward her/his best college or university match, and our alumni demonstrate outstanding leadership, achievement and influence in their chosen fields and in their community activities.

Grades Served: PK-12

Boarding/Day: Day

Single-Sex or Co-ed: Co-ed

Day Enrollment: 1,365

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 program available for Upper School students; Math in Focus curriculum and FLEX language approach at Lower School

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

Application Deadline: Jan. 31, 2014

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

Tuition: $14,650 to $24,450

Financial Aid Program: $4.1 million

% of Student Body on Financial Aid: 20%