Cupertino Middle School Guidelines
If you are applying to a private school for next year, please follow these guidelines:
Step 1: Application
Obtain an application from the admissions office of the private high school(s). Most of these
applications are now online. Remember to check application deadlines!
Step 2: Recommendation Forms
If you need a Recommendation Form filled out by a teacher/counselor, talk to them prior to
putting in his/her email information in the application. The high school(s) will send online
recommendation forms directly to these teachers once you provide them with an email address.
Step 3: Transcript Request/Release Form
In order for the counselor to release your transcript/standardized test scores directly to the
private school, we need your parent/guardian’s approval.
Please complete the form and have your parent or guardian send the form in an email to your
If the private school uses Ravenna. your counselor will upload your documents directly to
If the private school does not use Ravenna, please provide us with the preferred method of
delivery of the transcripts/standardized test scores.
For mail-in: Please drop off to CMS a stamped envelope, which should be
addressed to the private school with Cupertino Middle School’s address as the
return address. You can drop off at the front office between 11am-3pm on any school day.
For email: Please provide us with the appropriate email address to send the
Please allow your teachers and counselors 3-4 weeks to process the
recommendations and all forms noted above.
If you have any questions, please email or request to meet with your school counselor:
Ms. Fratus (Last Names A-L) firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms. Voigt (Last Names M-Z) email@example.com