Important Admissions Deadlines

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Thank you for your interest in Blake. Although the deadline for submitting admission and financial assistance applications for the 2014-2015 school year has passed, we continue to accept applications to all grades, Prekindergarten through grade 12. The Admission Office will make every effort to process and consider all post-deadline applicants for first-round consideration.

FEES AND DEADLINES

  • Application Fees
    Applications submitted before December 1 - $75.00. Applications submitted after December 1 - $100.00. In some cases, fee reductions are available; please call the Financial Aid Office at 952-988-3424 for more information.
  • FEBRUARY 28, 2014
    All supplemental Financial Aid materials must be received by this date.
  • APRIL 4, 2014
    Enrollment decisions mailed (all grades)
  • APRIL 18, 2014
    Enrollment contracts due for new students (all grades)

TESTING, VISITS AND INTERVIEWS – When your application and fee have been received, we will contact you to schedule student and parent appointments. These appointments take place November through February.

ERB Testing for Middle and Upper School Applicants (All times – 8:00 am-11:15 am)

  • Saturday, February 8, 2014

TEACHER RECOMMENDATION FORM(S)After mid-November, give the recommendation form(s) and return envelope to your child’s teacher(s).

  • For Lower School applicants, only one teacher recommendation is required.
  • For Middle and Upper School applicants, the two recommendation forms should be given to your child’s math and English teachers.
For first round consideration, forms should be received in the Admissions Office no later than two weeks after submitting the admission application.

RECORDS RELEASE FORM – Please complete the "Permission to Release School Records" form and give it to your child’s current school office. Please ask that the information be sent within 1 week.

TRANSCRIPTS AND GRADES – We require first semester or trimester grades and/or a copy of the most recent report card.

All forms should be mailed to:
        Admissions Office
        The Blake School
        110 Blake Road South
        Hopkins, MN 55343

ADMISSIONS OFFICE
Phone: 952-988-3420
Fax: 952-988-3455

FINANCIAL AID OFFICE
Phone: 952-988-3424
Fax: 952-988-3455
E-mail: financialaid@blakeschool.org

The admissions process helps both the prospective family and Blake determine whether Blake appears to be an appropriate educational setting for an applicant.

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