Important Dates & Deadlines
The following list of dates and deadlines can help guide you through Blake's application process.
For 2022-23 mid-year applications
Blake's timeline for mid-year admissions is rolling. Where space is available, we accept, review and offer admission decisions promptly between now and Jan. 3, 2023, when most mid-year students would start school at Blake. Please be in touch with us to inquire about space availability in specific grades.
For 2023-24 applications
Sept 1, 2022—Applications available for 2023-24 school year
Oct. 1, 2022—Campuses open for family tours
Dec. 1, 2022—Application fee discount expires (fee increases from $75 to $100)
Jan. 31, 2023—First-round applications for the 2023-24 school year due
Jan. 31, 2023 —Financial assistance applications for the 2023-24 school year due
Feb. 27, 2023—Last day to complete all checklist items on applications for first-round consideration
Feb. 27, 2023—Supplemental items for financial assistance applications (new and returning) due
March 31, 2023— Admission decision notifications sent to applicant families
April 14, 2023—New student enrollment responses due
ADMISSIONS EVENTS—We are hosting virtual admission events throughout the school year and summer. Please see more details here.
APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION—You can access our online application 24/7 here. We look forward to hearing from you!
TESTING, CLASSROOM VISITS AND INTERVIEWS—Once you submit an application, you are welcome to schedule testing/screening. 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. If your child’s teacher prefers to complete a paper form, you can download the recommendation forms.
RECORDS RELEASE FORM (for applicants already in school)—Once you submit an application, you will be able to download Blake's record release form and submit it to your child’s current school. This form gives your permission for the school to send pertinent records to Blake. Please ask that the information be sent to Blake within one week.
TRANSCRIPTS AND GRADES (for applicants already in school)—Please submit first semester or trimester grades and/or a copy of the applicant's most recent report card or progress report. Documents can be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.