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Orientation Day is August 20

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Orientation Day is coming soon!  Come and meet your teachers, see the classrooms, find out bus information, buy uniforms, sweatshirts and Friday shirts and meet some friends.  Our  Pre-K, Kindergarten and First Grade students and parents can stop by between 9:00 until 10.  Our 2nd – 8th grade students can come by Blake between 11:30 and 12:30 or between 5:00 and 6:00.  Parents, would you like to get a head start on some of the paper work? Print the 2015-16 Dress Code Information and the Commitment to Success 15-16, complete and sign them and bring them to Orientation Day.  We can’t wait to see you there!

Updated 2015-2016 Uniform Policy

At Blake Academy we believe students need to dress for success.  To make sure all of our students look their best at school we have updated our Dress Code Policy for the 2015 -2016 school year.  Check it out by clicking 2015-16 Dress Code Policy.  Parents may purchase polo uniform shirts (cash only) in the Blake Office for a two weeks period from July 27 – August 6 between 8:00 am  – 4:00 pm. Click 1516 dress code letter  to learn more about our summer uniform shirt sale and other places you can buy school shirts this year.

Creative learning at Blake Academy!

Monday through Thursday students will wear burgundy and khaki.

15-16 Supply Lists

Want to get a head start on next school year?  Here are the supply lists for the 15-16 School year at Blake Academy.

Supply List KG-1st Grade  

Supply List 2nd -3rd Grade 

Supply List 4th-5th Gradescolored-pencils

Supply List 6th Grade 

Supply List 7th Grade 

Supply List 8th Grade 

We need your input.

We need your input to make Blake Academy a better place for everyone.  Please click on the appropriate link below and share your opinions.  Thank you for your time.

ACCEL accelerated information

Accelerated Programs | Staff | Polk County Public Schools

All Polk County Public Schools  provide educational options that provide academically challenging curriculum or accelerated instruction to all eligible K-12 students and inform parents and students of these options. As defined by this legislation, Academically Challenging Curriculum to Enhance Learning (ACCEL) options must include:

  • whole grade and mid-year promotion
  • subject matter acceleration
  • virtual instruction in higher level grade subjects
  • a high school Credit Acceleration Program (CAP) via End of Course Exams (EOC)

Parent/Guardian must contact their child’s school to submit a Request for Academic Acceleration form prior to June 11th to request acceleration screening for placement the following school year.

Click Accelerated Letter May 2015 to read the letter about ACCEL from Superintendent LeRoy.

Congratulations to the Class of 2015!

Congratulations to the Blake Academy 8th grade class of 2015!  We are so proud of everything you have accomplished.  We can’t wait to hear about all the great things you are going to to do in high school and in the  future.   Some of you have been at Blake since Pre-K.  Others joined us for this school year.  All of you will always be a part of the Blake family!

Blake Grads do Great Things

Antonisha WilliamsCongratulations to Antonisha Williams, Blake graduate from 2007, who just graduated from the University of Florida. Are you a Blake graduate who has done great things?  Send us a picture and let us know so we can celebrate you! #WhyBlake? because our graduates are amazing!




Blake Academy needs your help!

Calling all Blake alumni, parents and friends, we need reading mentors Tuesday and Thursday after school.  This is a great opportunity for high school students who need volunteer hours or anyone who wants to make a difference in the life of a student.


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