Important Dates & Deadlines

The following list of dates and deadlines can help guide you through Blake's application process.

For 2024-25 applications after January 31
Our first-round application deadline was Wednesday, Jan. 31. Families will receive admission decisions on Thursday, March 28, 2024. We welcome second-round applications throughout the late winter and spring. Please contact the Admissions Office for information about space availability in specific grades. Families seeking financial assistance after the Jan. 31 first-round application deadline will likely be placed in a financial assistance waiting pool. 

For 2024-25 first-round applications
Sept 1, 2023—Applications available for 2024-25 school year
Oct. 1, 2023—Campuses open for tours
Dec. 1, 2023—Application fee discount expires (fee increases from $75 to $100)
Jan. 31, 2024—First-round applications for the 2024-25 school year due
Jan. 31, 2024 —Financial assistance applications for the 2024-25 school year due
Feb. 28, 2024—Last day to complete all checklist items on applications for first-round consideration
Feb. 28, 2024—Supplemental items for financial assistance applications (new and returning) due
March 28, 2024 — Admission decision notifications sent to applicant families
April 12, 2024—New student enrollment responses due

ADMISSION 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