Teacher Recommendation Form

About Upward Bound

Upward Bound Programs have a thirty-year history of demonstrated success. Upward Bound provides:

  • After school tutoring in academic subjects and instruction in study skills and time management.
  • Academic, financial and personal counseling.
  • Exposure to academic programs and cultural events.
  • Mentoring programs with college students and the business community.
  • Information on post-secondary education opportunities.
  • Assistance in completing college entrance and financial aid applications.
  • Preparation for ACT and SAT college entrance exams.

Upward Bound Programs seek to motivate and prepare students to go to college and persist in a post-secondary program of study. The goal of Upward Bound is to increase the rates at which participants complete high school, enroll in and graduate from institutions of post-secondary education.

About this Form

This recommendation form is an important part of the student application process.

We recognize that the completion of this form will require a valuable amount of your time, but the selection of participants to our program results in large measure on the information and personal evaluations sought on this form.

Teacher Recommendation




How is the student's participation in the class you have/had the student?


How would you classify his/her motivation?
How would you rate his/her attendance?
Are assignments turned in on time?



How does the student get along with peers?


How would you rate this student's parental involvement?