About The School

About The Blake School

The Blake School is an independent, Montessori, co-educational school, incorporating preschool through grade eight.  Founded by Linnie Lunde Jordan in 1967, The Blake School is currently under the leadership of Joyce Hutson, director, and Alene Padgett, principal.  Both Mrs. Hutson and Mrs. Padgett have been a fundamental part of The Blake School since 1970.

Six of the school’s 14 teachers have been at the Blake School for more than 10 years, and, all combined, the school’s teaching staff has 252 years experience in education. The Blake School also employs specialists for music, Spanish, physical education, and art.

The Blake School Provides

  • A safe, caring, and richly prepared environment
  • Individualized attention for your child
  • A professional, experienced, and caring faculty
  • A faculty:student ratio of 1:12
  • The full range of academics, music, the arts, Spanish, athletics,outdoor education
  • A proven record of academic excellence
  • Before-school and after-school care
  • After-school enrichment programs
  • A working partnership with parents

Latest News


Please remember tuition is due the 1st of each month, Beginning August 1st. All payments must be in before the 10th to avoid a $25 late fee.  

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Holiday School Closed

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April 3rd school closed for a teacher work day

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March 23-27 school closed for Spring Break. Have a safe and happy holiday!

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The Blake School is a unique institution where over the last fifty years, traditional Montessori methods have been combined with the latest educational technology tools to create a hybrid learning environment that prepares your child for the technology-driven future. Additionally, our low student-teacher ratio allows us to know every student at our school and their parents by name….