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511 Kenwood Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55403

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(952) 988-3703
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February 20, 2015
I am now a senior, and I have been at Blake after moving in out of state 3 years ago for my freshman year. I was expecting a hard working, top-of-the-line academic school, but was disappointed with what I found. The education is comparable to a public school out east, but that wasn't my biggest problem. Many groups here are very cliquey and unaccepting. It it hard to make friends if come new. Also many girls are backstabbers, and the guys are rude. It's hard socially.

- submitted by a student

February 20, 2013
This is an AMAZING school! The teachers are incredible -- the expertise, dedication and care unsurpassed. There is a reason this is one of the best schools in the country. And, the community is welcoming and great too!

- submitted by a parent

January 10, 2013
We switched our daughter to Blake this year as a first grader. It has been an amazing experience. She has grown and changed for the better, and loves school. It is a very parent involved school, which is amazing, but also can be hard to juggle so many events and opportunities with 2 working parents in the home. The staff has an interest in each child as I have never experienced. When she was home sick for a week, she even got a phone call from her teacher and classmates to say hi and check on her. It is truly a place that nurtures the child as well as the mind, and I cannot imagine a better place for her. I wish I had the opportunity to attend Blake as a child. I could go on and on...

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October 04, 2012
Since my previous 1 star review was removed, I would like to place a new review. For my family, Blake school was really disappointing. I strongly think a public school is way ahead of Blake in so many aspects.. Spend your hard working money on your kids college tuition and find a good public school for your children.

- submitted by a community member

December 14, 2011
My daughter recently graduated from the Blake School, she had a wonderful engaging experience, that prepared her both academically and socially to succeed. We love the school and wholeheartedly would repeat the experience all over again. It was the right place for her and a place that would always be in her heart. lifelong friends, personal and intellectual growth and a place to call home.

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October 25, 2011
My daughter entered the Blake School as a freshman. Coming from a top rated Mpls. Public School, she was overjoyed with the academic inspiration, the appreciation of her fellow students in the curriculum their teachers provide each day and being in an environment where learning was the purpose of the day, not a side act to the main attraction of socializing. Each day provides for deep discussions, interesting work and invested teachers and staff. This was a perfect match for my hard working, socially graceful and ethically sound daughter. She is appreciative of each day she has at this amazing school. Highly recommend!

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June 20, 2011
I am a recent graduate of the Blake School, and attended from 8th grade through graduation. I could not be happier with my experience for those five years. The classes are small (no more than 20 students at the very most), teachers are interested, kind, and engaged, and the community is supportive and strong. The college counseling program in the Upper School is arguably the strongest in the state, operating by the motto "college is a match, not a prize." The extracurricular opportunities are endless, and the athletics are top-notch. If a student is looking for a rigorous and challenging environment (Blake is not easy!) in preparation for the work at a top university, this school is an excellent match. The alumni network is also very strong, as I keep in touch with classmates, and have since met more graduates since settling out east.

- submitted by a student

February 08, 2010
I love it. Everything is perfect as well as challenging in every aspect that a high school could be

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July 24, 2009
Attending Blake is a wonderful opportunity for any student who is looking to attend a prestigious college or university after high school. It is widely recognized as one of the best private schools in the nation. Teachers are wonderfully responsive and generally give meaningful assignments (not just busy work.) Sports at Blake are amazing. Our Lacrosse, Soccer and Hockey teams are perennial powerhouses. With that said, I believe that Blake still has much to work on. Recently, many of Blake's longtime (and best) teachers have retired or found other jobs. I must say that the administration did a terrible job finding people to replace them. I truly think they chose these replacement teachers arbitrarily. I don't think that their qualifications were even considered in the hiring process. Also, Blake can be a very suffocating community. It is very small!!!

- submitted by a student

July 27, 2008
The Blake school is an amazing school with great teachers and a supportive learning enviornment.

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June 08, 2008
The Blake School is an excellent place to go for learning oppurtunities. They have an excellent staff and the lacrosse program is second to none. Although Blake has struggled recently in football, going 1-10 in the 07-08 season, the coaches and players put in lots of time and effort. Blake has great knowledge, especially in the field of History. Blake also trys hard to recruit a wide diversity of students. It is a great place and hopefully you will choose it! Go Bears!

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The Blake School
511 Kenwood Parkway, Minneapolis, MN  55403
(952) 988-3703
Last modified The Blake School is a Private school that serves grades PK-12
The Blake School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 14 reviews. Top