The Blake School is the product of a small group of families who wanted to prepare their children for schools in the…More east. In the early 20th century, these families founded two schools in Minneapolis — Blake for boys and Northrop for girls. In 1958, the schools incorporated Highcroft co-educational elementary school in Wayzata. The three schools then merged to form The Blake School in 1974.
Today, The Blake School combines an academically challenging curriculum with the expectation that students will participate in artistic and athletic activities as part of an integrated approach to learning. Students can study Mandarin Chinese, French, Japanese, Latin and Spanish. They can perform in plays and concerts, and they can participate in more than a dozen sports.
Hopkins Public Schools Gatewood Elementary School 14900 Gatewood Dr, Minnetonka, MN55345 As part of the Hopkins public school district, Gatewood Elementary serves the communities of Minnetonka and Eden Prairie…More as well as Hopkins. Artwork covers the walls at the school's entrance and sculptures are displayed in the front office. Principal Donna Montgomery is a sculptor herself and values art. This emphasis is extended into the classroom as well. The staff focuses just as much on academic rigor as creating a peaceful school community.
Hopkins Public Schools Hopkins North Junior High 10700 Cedar Lake Rd, Minnetonka, MN55305 Hopkins North Junior High is in Minnetonka and shares its campus with L. H. Tanglen Elementary and Hopkins High…More School. It is one of the first Minnesota middle schools or junior highs to receive the Blue Ribbon School of Excellence award from the U.S. Department of Education. It has also been named as one of the country's 100 Highly Effective Middle Schools. The school has a variety of opportunities for students - including fine arts, world languages, exploratory classes and gifted and talented programs.