Recommendation Procedures

Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School
Guidance and Counseling Department



Recommendation Procedures


On this page you will find the new procedures for requesting recommendation letters and transcripts for your son/daughter.  Please click on the links below to view and print out the necessary documents.



  • Using the attached release form alert the Guidance Counselor of:
  • The school(s) your son/daughter applying to
  • The teacher(s) from whom you are requesting recommendation(s)
  • For online recommendations let the counselor know as well
  • Provide a stamped, addressed envelope for each school to the Guidance Counselor or office



  • Complete the cover letter for each school.  Students should hand the request directly to the teachers.
Include the following:
  • Request to fill out the recommendation for your son/daughter
  • The name of the school your child is applying to
  • The due date for the recommendation
  • Please allow 2-3 week time frame
  • Indicate that recommendations should be returned to the Guidance Counselor (include name) to be mailed



  • Cover letter should be used for camps or other programs.



  • Alert the Guidance Office, Mrs. Kronen (ext 4507), of school decision.  If the decision is to attend a private school please also provide this information in writing indicating the school your son/daughter will be attending