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Download DA Form 1059-1, also known as the Service School Academic Evaluation Report. This form is used by raters and reviewers to evaluate the progress of a soldier who is continuing their education in a civilian institution. This program allows soldiers to attend civilian schools to enhance their education, with financial assistance as long as they are progressing.

How To Fill-In

Step 1 – Service School Academic Evaluation Report – Begin by placing today’s date in the block in the upper right hand corner. Continue by providing the following for administrative purposes:

  • Date (yyyy/mm/dd format)
  • 1. Last Name, First Name, Middle Initial
  • 2. Social Security Number
  • 3. Rank
  • 4. Branch
  • 5. Specialty/MOSC
  • 6. Course Title
  • 7. Name Of School
  • 8. Component
  • 9. This Is A Referred Report, Do You Wish To Make Comments? (check the appropriate box and attach comments on another sheet)
  • 10. Duration of Course (yyyy/mm/dd format) Provide “From” And “Thru” Dates

Step 2 – Block 11. – Performance Summary – Read the selections and choose appropriately by placing an X in the box that applies

  • a. Exceeded Course Standards – (limited to 20% of the class)
  • b. Achieved Course Standards
  • c. Marginally Achieved Course Standards
  • d. Failed To Achieve Course Standards
  • (Rating must be supported by comments in ITEM 14.)

Step 3 – Block 12. – Demonstrated Abilities – Read the following on the form and select and place an X in the appropriate box for each:

  • a. Written Communication
  • b. Oral Communication
  • c. Leadership Skills
  • d. Contribution To Group Work
  • e. Evaluation Of Student’s Research Ability
  • (Superior or Unsat ratings must be supported by comments in ITEM 14.)

Step 4 – Block 13. – Has Student Demonstrated The Academic Potential For Selection To Higher Level School/Training?

  • Answer with yes/no/ n/a
  • (A “NO” response must be supported by comments in ITEM 14.)

Step 5 – Block 14. – Comments – This block is intended for the rater to provide a word portrait and must completely and accurately provide information on academic performance. Read the instruction on the form carefully and respond in your own words.

  • Remember to place comments from Blocks 11., 12. and 13. as well, should they apply.

Step 6 – Block 15. – Authentication – This section will require signatures of the rater, reviewing officer and the soldier. Complete as follows:

  • a. Typed Name, Grade, Branch And Title Of Rater
  • Date (yyyy/mm/dd format)
  • Signature (of rater)
  • b. Typed Name, Grade, Branch And Title Of  Reviewing Officer
  • Date (yyyy/mm/dd format)
  • Signature (of reviewing officer)
  • c. Date (yyyy/mm/dd format)
  • Signature (of soldier)

This form is fillable online and/or printable for manual use and/or sending.