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Specialty and Choice Options

Information about each School Specialty and Choice program is listed below on this page, scroll down.

OPEN HOUSES for the 2018-19 School Specialty and Choice Programs will be held in October and November 2017, starting October 10th. Families are strongly encouraged to attend an Open House night for more information about applications, requirements, or in some cases auditions and artistic reviews.



OPEN HOUSE SCHEDULE

(Printable PDF of the Open House Schedule)


Same information below; image of Chart of Open House Schedule in October and November 2017 for 2018-19 RCPS School Specialty and Open House Programs


Oct. 10, 5-7 p.m., Gen. Ray Davis Middle School, Academy for Performing and Visual Arts (Grades 6-8). 
Oct. 19, 6-7:30 p.m., Conyers Middle School, Center for Technology & Engineering (Aerospace) (Grades 6-8).  
Oct. 19, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Memorial Middle School, STEM Academy for Environmental Studies (Grade 6). 
Oct. 24, 5:30 p.m., Sims Elementary School, AVID Elementary (Grades K-2). 
Oct. 24, 6-7:30 p.m., Salem High School, International Entertainment and Business Leadership Academy.
Oct. 24, 5 p.m., Open Campus*, non-traditional high school (Students may apply after two years of high school and a minimum of five credits). 
Nov. 2, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Rockdale County High School, Institute of Advanced Technology (Grade 9).   
Nov. 2, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Memorial Middle School, STEM Academy for Environmental Studies (Grades 7-8).  
Nov. 6, 6-7 p.m., Heritage High School, Academy for Performing and Visual Arts (Grades 9-12).   
Nov. 7, 6 p.m., Shoal Creek Elementary School, STEAM Program (Grades 3-5).  
Nov. 8, 6-7:30 p.m., Rockdale Magnet School for Science and Technology* (Grade 9), students from DMS and EMS (Private School and Home School students may attend either Open House session).
Nov. 9, 6-7:30 p.m., Rockdale Magnet School for Science and Technology* (Grade 9), students from CMS and MMS (Private School and Home School students may attend either Open House session).
Nov. 16, 5 p.m., C.J. Hicks Elementary School, Dual Language Immersion (Kindergarten).   
Nov. 16, 6-7 p.m., Edwards Middle School, Pre-Medical Science (Grades 6-8).  
Nov. 16, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Honey Creek Elementary School, STEM Program (Grades K-5).  
January 30, 2018, 5-8 p.m., Rockdale Career Academy* (Grades 9-12). 

*Non-traditional program with separate application and deadline.


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


 Information about each School Specialty and Choice Program is listed below.




2018-19 Program Information

•  Dual Language Immersion at CJ Hicks Elementary (Click here for PDF PDF icon).

•  STEM Program at Honey Creek Elementary 

•  STEAM Academy at Shoal Creek Elementary  (Click here for PDF PDF icon).

•  AVID Elementary at Sims Elementary (Click here for PDF PDF icon).

•  Center for Technology & Engineering at Conyers Middle (Click here for PDF PDF icon).

•  Academy for Performing and Visual Arts at Davis Middle  (Click here for PDF PDF icon).

•  Academy for Pre-Medical Science at Edwards Middle  (Click here for PDF PDF icon).

•  STEM Program for Environmental Studies at Memorial Middle (Click here for PDF PDF icon).

•  Academy for Performing and Visual Arts at Heritage High 

•  Institute of Advanced Technology at Rockdale County High (Click here for PDF PDF icon).

•  International Entertainment and Business Leadership Academy at Salem High (Click here for PDF PDF icon)

•  Rockdale Magnet School for Science and Technology





APPLICATION


The application for 2018-19 programs will be open November 17, 2017 - December 15, 2017.

Application link will be below on this page. Applications are online only. Best viewed on Mozilla Firefox browser.

*Applicants to DAVIS MIDDLE and HERITAGE HIGH
 must also schedule an Audition Time after filling out the application. HHS Academy of Performing and Visual Arts Audition/Artistic Reviews will be held in 2018.  DMS applicants will be contacted with information on how to schedule an audition time after submitting their program application. DMS Auditions/Artistic Reviews will be held February 3, 2018.

*Please note: Non-traditional programs such as Rockdale Career Academy, Rockdale Magnet School for Science and Technology, Rockdale Open Campus and Rockdale Virtual Campus are not included in this School Choice application process. Please see your school counselor for more information about these programs.

*If you need help accessing the applications, email us at rcpsinfo@rockdale.k12.ga.us,
again, that is, r c p s i n f o @ r o c k d a l e . k 1 2 . g a . u s


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


Specialty and Choice 2018-19 Application link on this page will open November 17, 2017 - December 15, 2017.






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