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 2016. Late letters will not be counted in audition scores. Mail to VA Department, 7111 Montview Blvd., Denver, CO 80220
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?