Prospective Families

Welcome to LearningWorks!

Who we are

LW offers a challenging academic program to a representative group of motivated and high potential Minneapolis public middle school students, setting them on the path to college by preparing them to enter rigorous high school programs; and, draws talented high school and college students into the education field by engaging them in the art of teaching.

Who we're looking for

LW is actively seeking sixth graders enrolled in Minneapolis Public Schools who love to learn, long to join a supportive and positive community, and who are seeking support on their path to college.

Which Schools Participate?

LW students currently hail from 18 different schools. For a brief overview of the where our students come from, visit our community map. Don't see your Middle School listed? We would love to have students from your school apply!

Interested in joining us?

LW welcomes applications from any current 6th grader enrolled in Minneapolis Public School. Applications are usually available in late November, with final decisions made in March. As we have a limited number of spaces, we cannot accept everyone who applies.

The Application

Incoming Student Application
Rising 7th grade students
Application due Saturday, March 14, 2019
Find application here
Applications may be returned to your school liaison or to LearningWorks directly via mail or email.

Leadership Academy Application
Rising 9th grade students already enrolled at LearningWorks
Due Saturday, March 9, 2019 at graduation or before
Find application here

Summer Teacher Application
College students of all majors, rising 11th and 12 graders in high school
Early Action Deadline January 10, 2019
Rolling applications accepted until February 22, 2019

Questions? Contact Us.

511 Kenwood Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55403
LearningWorks is a unique public-private partnership between Minneapolis Public Schools and The Blake School.
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