My family and I moved down from Delaware this year and had a very hard time finding a school that challenged our children while still giving them a small, controlled, safe, and nurturing environment. So far, the Blake School has exceeded my expectations. The classroom is based on classical methods
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Posted by a parent on 10/02/12
This school nurtures a certain culture that is indescribable. This was my first year attending. I was disappointed with another small private school nearby and regret that I wasted my time there during those two precious pre/k-k years. The Blake School staff is wonderful. The kids are great, motivated,
... Read more they all look out for each other. It is worth it. They have a fantastic music, art, and computer programs. P.E. is everyday! If you like the way schools used to be, the ones of yesteryear, this is the place to be. Read less
Posted by a parent on 07/06/12
I love this school and feel very lucky to have found it. I have two boys enrolled, in 1st grade and preschool. The 1st grade teacher, who is also one of the owners, is just amazing. My usually hyper child is flourishing under her care. The academics is very advance but presented in a way that is inviting
... Read more to the kids and makes them want to learn more. There are many activities for the students throughout the day including PE, chorus, art, science lab and computer lab. My younger son just started preschool and is also enjoying his Montessori classroom. All the teachers and faculty are very nice, approachable, friendly and helpful. The whole school feels like one big family. Read less
Posted by a parent on 01/08/11
This is an amazing little school! My daughter has attended two of the top schools around (at considerably higher cost), and Blake has, in my opinion, a superior academic program. I don't know of any other place where a 6th grader can get two languages, public speaking, the full range of enrichments,
... Read more and an advanced academic curriculum that will result in high school credits when completing 8th grade. To top it off, it's a warm, nurturing environment. The teachers are outstanding, really engage the kids, and make learning fun. I can't say enough about Blake, and my daughter loves it there. I wish we'd found it a couple years sooner! Read less
Posted by a parent on 09/17/10
My son has been going to this school for 4 years. The teachers are all very kind and care very much about the student's achievement. I love this school and highly recommend it to any parent that. The recently posted the SAT scores for all the grades and they all achieved way above their grade level.
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Posted by a parent on 07/23/09
After trying another private school for 2 years and being totally dissatisfied with the program, I home schooled my daughter and son for 2 years. It was a great experience but I had to return them to school for work reasons. I looked at many different private schools before selecting The Blake School.
... Read more I have not regretted my choice since. My kids enjoy small classes with lots of individual attention. Their academic growth has met all of my expectations. They consistently test 1-3 grade levels above their current grade. My oldest is leaving for high school and has been well prepared. She has been allowed to succeed in a nuturing environment which has left her confident and an intact self esteem. I recommend this school to everyone. Read less
Posted by a parent on 04/28/09
I have 4 children that have attended The Blake School. They all started at 3 years old. Two graduataed 8th grade and two are still enrolled. I can only say great things about this school. My children have received the very best education possible as well as being in a safe, loving, family environment.
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Posted by a parent on 04/28/09
I have two middle school children at the Blake School. Our family loves the Blake School! The warm, supportive family environment has created a school of children who excel academically, are very well adjusted and are confident in themselves and their abilities. The teachers are engaged and committed
... Read more to all of the students and the administration is exceptional. The Blake School is a wonderful place - it truly is a place where children matter. Read less
Posted by a parent on 11/20/08
The best kept secret in Broward County. I have 2 students attending the Blake School since they were 3 & 4 years old. They are now 5th & 4th graders. The family environment at the Blake School is the exactly what every students deserves and needs. Additionally, the curriculum is at least 2 years ahead
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Posted by a parent on 11/12/08
I would not recommend this school. We had a very bad experience with the teacher and the owners. My child needed a little more support then the other students and they preferred not to let him back to school. They gave me no warning and I only had two weeks to find another school. There was no communication
... Read more or explanation by the director/owner at any time. No one tried to help or give us guidence or support for my child. Beside the fact that it is way to expensive, I do not give this school any stars. Read less
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Fort Lauderdale schools — Blake School is located at 7011 W Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale FL 33313. 7011 W Sunrise Blvd is in the 33313 ZIP code in Fort Lauderdale, FL Blake School is a Private school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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