Welcome to LearningWorks at Blake


  • Give to the Max Day

    With your help, LearningWorks at Blake can set 130 high-potential MPS middle school students on the path to college, while engaging 50 older students in the art of teaching. If you're ready to help, please visit our Give to the Max Page on Thursday, November 13th to make a donation.

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  • School Year Program Dates

    School-Year Program will take place at Blake upper school, from 9am-noon, unless otherwise noted, with snack and transportation provided.

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  • Strategic Commitments

    In the fall of 2011 the LearningWorks staff and Advisory Board solicited feedback from a representative group of LW constituents, asking them to evaluate how well we’ve served middle- school students in Minneapolis and how well we’ve engaged older students in the art of teaching. Based on the feedback, LearningWorks has committed to broadening our reach and deepening our impact in five strategic ways.
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  • Mission

    To offer a challenging academic enrichment program to a representative group of motivated, high potential middle school students from Minneapolis Public Schools, setting them on the path to college by preparing them to enter rigorous high school programs; and

    To draw talented high school and college students into the education field by engaging them in the art of teaching.

  • LearningWorks Annual Report 2012-2013

    Founded in 2000, LearningWorks has successfully established itself as one of the preeminent programs for high-achieving middle school students seeking tuition-free summer and weekend options here in Minneapolis. To learn more about what LearningWorks accomplished during the 2012-2013 please read our Annual Report here.