Important Dates & Deadlines
The following list of dates and deadlines can help guide you through Blake's application process.
For 2021-22 mid-year applications
Blake's admission timeline for late applications is rolling. Where space is available, we accept, review and offer admission decisions promptly between now and Jan. 3, 2022, 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 2022-23 applications
July 1, 2021—Applications available for 2022-23 school year in the Blake Admissions portal
Oct. 1, 2021—Campuses open for tours
Dec. 1, 2021—Application fee discount expires (fee increases from $75 to $100)
Jan. 31, 2022—First-round applications for the 2022-23 school year due
Jan. 31, 2022 —Financial assistance applications for the 2022-23 school year due
Feb. 28, 2022—Last day to complete all application checklist items on for first-round consideration
Feb. 28, 2022—Supplemental items for financial assistance applications (new and returning) due
April 1, 2022— Admission decision notifications sent to applicant families
April 15, 2022—New student enrollment responses due
ADMISSIONS EVENTS—We are hosting virtual and in-person admissions events throughout the school year and summer. Please see more details here.
APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION—Please contact the Admissions Office for information about space availability for 2021-22 in specific grades. You can access our online application 24/7 here.
TESTING, 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 initial application and after Nov. 1, 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—Once you have completed your initial 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 one week.
TRANSCRIPTS AND GRADES—After Nov. 1, please submit first semester or trimester grades and/or a copy of your child'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