Important Dates & Deadlines

Applications are being accepted for the 2017-2018 school year.


  • Application Fees
    Applications submitted on or before December 1 - $75.00. Applications submitted after December 1 - $100.00. In some cases, fee reductions are available; please call the Financial Assistance Office at 952-988-3424 for more information.
  • JANUARY 15, 2017
    Deadline for current financial assistance families to re-apply for the 2017-2018 school year.
  • JANUARY 31, 2017
    Deadline to submit new admissions and new financial assistance applications for the 2017-2018 academic year which can be considered in the first round of decisions.
  • FEBRUARY 28, 2017
    All supplemental Financial Assistance materials must be received by this date.
  • MARCH 31, 2017
    Enrollment decisions mailed (all grades)
  • APRIL 14, 2017
    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-11:00 am)

  • Saturday, December 10, 2016
  • Saturday, January 21, 2017
  • Saturday, February 4, 2017

TEACHER RECOMMENDATION FORM(S)After mid-November, give the recommendation form(s) 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

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

Phone: 952-988-3424
Fax: 952-988-3455

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511 Kenwood Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55403
301 Peavey Lane, Wayzata, MN 55391
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