Welcome to LearningWorks at Blake


  • Come Celebrate With Us

    On Friday, August 1, LW will gather to celebrate the wonderful accomplishments of our students and teachers. This event offers a wonderful opportunity to see how much our students and faculty have accomplished in six short weeks. All are welcome!

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  • LW Summer 2014 Dates and Times Finalized

    LW Summer 2014 will take place here at the Blake School from 9:15-4:15pm, Monday - Friday, June 23 - August 1 (no programming on July 4). Breakfast, lunch, and student transportation is provided (MPS will send a postcard designating bus pick-up and drop-off times by mid-June).

  • 2014-2015 School Year Program Dates

    For those of you who like to plan ahead, here are the dates for LW's 2014-2015 SYP program: September 20, October 4, October 18, November 1, November 22, December 6, January 31, February 14, February 28, March 14, May 9 (rising 2nd years only).

  • 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.