The Blake School

110 Blake Road S,
Hopkins, MN, 55343-0553
     Tel: (952)988-3420
Grades: PK - 12 | 1315 students
Founded in 1900, The Blake School is an independent, coeducational day school (pre-K-12) with campuses in Minneapolis, Hopkins and Wayzata.
Blake provides a strong liberal arts education with a challenging curriculum that integrates academics, arts and athletics.
Over 1,370 students attend Blake, coming from more than 55 Twin Cities' communities.
Tuition: $14,100 - $23,525.
Financial Aid: over $3.8 million in need-based aid awarded annually.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1900

Student Body

Total Students 1315 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 25%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade The Blake School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 205 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 80%
Average Class Size 16 students
Number of AP Courses 14 courses
Average SAT score 1977
Average ACT score 29
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Dress for active learning)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 31
Tuition Notes Varies by grade. Blake awards more than 4 million in need-based financial aid available. See web site for tuition.
% on Financial Aid 20%
Acceptance Rate 65%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director G. Bryan Fleming
Admissions Associate Cheryl Boyd

School Notes:

Blake is one of the strongest coeducational college-preparatory independent schools in the nation.  For more than 113 years, Blake has provided a rigorous academic and supportive community experience that has prepared our graduates for successful lives in a globally connected world. Located on three campuses, Blake enrolls approximately 1370 students who come to us from over fifty-five communities in and around the Twin Cities.   Featuring a preeminent faculty, our school combines the individual caring of a small school with the challenging programs and superior facilities of a larger one.  From prekindergarten through twelfth grade, Blake students contribute to the life of the school in a variety of areas including the arts, athletics, leadership and service.

Profile last updated: 09/09/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Academy of Whole Learning (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St John's Catholic School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Westside Village KinderCare (0.2 miles away)
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