Important Dates & Deadlines
We welcome your interest in Blake, and we look forward to helping you learn more. The following list of dates and deadlines can help guide you through the exploration and application process.
ADMISSION EVENTS: We host admission events on all three Blake campuses and in the local community throughout the fall. Please see more details here.
APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION – Our first round application deadline is January 31, 2018. You can access our online application 24/7 here. The early application fee is $75 if submitted by December 1, 2017. The regular fee of $100 applies to application submitted after December 1. In some cases, fee reductions are available; please call the Financial Assistance Office at 952-988-3424 for more information.
TESTING, VISITS AND INTERVIEWS – Once you submit an application, you are welcome to schedule testing/screening and student visit. Here are details of those steps for applicants to Lower School, Middle School and Upper School.
TEACHER RECOMMENDATION FORM(S) – Once you submit your application, you will have access to online teacher recommendation forms. Links to these forms can be sent to your child's teacher/s, who will submit them to Blake electronically. Families should wait until November before asking teachers to complete these forms. They should be sent to the admissions office no later than February 15, 2018. If your child’s teacher prefers to complete a paper form, you can download the recommendation forms.
RECORDS RELEASE FORM – Once you have completed your application, you will be able to download Blake's record release form, which you can submit to your child's current school. Please ask that the information be sent to Blake within 1 week.
TRANSCRIPTS AND GRADES – Please submit first semester or trimester grades and/or a copy of the applicant's most recent report card. These can be mailed to Blake (directly from the school or from home) or submitted electronically.
Forms can be mailed to:
The Blake School
110 Blake Road South
Hopkins, MN 55343
Or submitted electronically to: firstname.lastname@example.org
ADMISSION NOTIFICATION - Applicants are notified of Blake's admission decision on March 31, 2018.
DECISION RESPONSE - Applicants who are offered admission to Blake must respond to the offer by April 15, 2018.