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.

Dec. 1, 2020—Application fee increases (from $75 to $100)
Jan. 15, 2021—Current families, already receiving financial assistance, 2021-22 application due
Jan. 31, 2021—First-round applications for the 2021-22 school year due
Jan. 31, 2021—Applicant families financial assistance applications due
Feb. 6, 2021—Current families re-enrollment contracts sent out
Feb. 19, 2021—Re-enrollment contracts due back
Feb. 28, 2021—Last day to complete all checklist items on applications for first-round consideration
Feb. 28, 2021—Supplemental items for financial assistance applications (new and returning) due
April 1, 2021—Decision notification day
April 16, 2021—New student enrollment contracts due back

ADMISSIONS EVENTS—We are hosting virtual admissions events throughout the school year. Please see more details here.

APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION—Please contact the Admissions Office for information about space availability in specific grades. You can access our online application 24/7 here. We look forward to hearing from you!

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 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 Feb. 28, 2021. 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 one 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:

Admissions Office
The Blake School
110 Blake Road South
Hopkins, MN 55343

Or submitted electronically to: admissions@blakeschool.org

ADMISSION NOTIFICATION—Applicants are notified of Blake's admission decision on April 1, 2021.

DECISION RESPONSE—Applicants who are offered admission to Blake must respond to the offer by April 16, 2021.