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

June 5th

Last Day of School— Middle School Beach Field Trip  

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June 10th

Summer Camp Begins  

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June 7th

Parent Teacher Conferences

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June 6th

Graduation and Award Ceremony

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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….