Teacher Recommendation Form

The Visual Arts Department at Denver School of the Arts
Teacher recommendation for student application
Please complete this form for a student who is applying for admission to our arts magnet program.  Students should supply you with a stamped envelope with our address on it.  You will mail the form directly to us.  Recommendations forms are not shared with applicants.   Ask a teacher who knows you well and can speak to your interest/ability in art and your work ethic. Family members should not complete this form!  The back of this sheet may be used if needed. We must receive this form at DSA by the end of the day, January 4th 2016Late letters will not be counted in audition scores.  Mail to VA Department, 7111 Montview Blvd., Denver, CO  80220

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Name of Applicant:                                                                               Current Grade Level

Recommending teacher (please print)                   current e-mail and phone number

School                                                                   Relationship to Student

How long have you known the applicant?

Tell us something special or unique about this student.



Describe this student’s special aptitude or interest in the visual arts.



Please check this student’s ability to focus for extended periods of time without

____    Highly focused in all classes                        ____    Highly focused in art class

____    Average focus for this grade level              _____  May need some redirection

____    Needs frequent redirection

Describe evidence of this student’s interest, openness, or love of learning new things?



To the best of your knowledge, please comment on the family’s school involvement and student support.



In your opinion, why is this student a strong candidate for our program?