CONYERS, GA– Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) will hold Virtual Open House nights during October and November 2021 for the 2022-2023 School Specialty and Choice programs. Students and families interested in applying to a program are strongly encouraged to attend the program’s Virtual Open House.
Families may apply for the programs is Nov. 12 through Dec. 10, at 3 p.m. The application will be online at www.rockdaleschools.org/specialtyandchoice. Students may apply for specialty programs outside of their assigned neighborhood school zone.
Please note: Non-traditional programs such as Rockdale Magnet School for Science and Technology, Rockdale Career Academy, Rockdale Open Campus and Rockdale Virtual Campus are not included in this application process and have separate applications and deadlines. Plarents should contact their child’s school counselor for more information about the non-traditional programs.
The RCPS School Specialty and Choice Program Virtual Open House nights in 2021 are as follows:
- Rockdale County High School, Institute of Advanced Technology (Grades 9, 10), rchs.rockdaleschools.org, Oct. 20, 6 p.m.
- Gen. Ray Davis Middle School, Academy for Performing and Visual Arts (Grades 6-8), dms.rockdaleschools.org, Oct. 26, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
- Edwards Middle School, Pre-Medical Science (Grades 6-8), ems.rockdaleschools.org, Nov. 3, 6 p.m.
- Salem High School, International Entertainment and Business Leadership Academy (Grades 9-12), shs.rockdaleschools.org, Nov. 4, 5:30 p.m.
- Conyers Middle School, Center for Technology & Engineering (Grades 6-8), cms.rockdaleschools.org, Nov. 4, 6-7:15 p.m.
- Memorial Middle School, STEM Academy for Environmental Studies (Grade 6), mms.rockdaleschools.org, Nov. 10, 5-6 p.m.
- Rockdale Magnet School for Science and Technology* (Grade 9), magnet.rockdaleschools.org
- Nov. 9, 6-7:30 p.m. for students from DMS and EMS
- Nov. 10, 6-7:30 p.m. for students from CMS and MMS
(Private School and Home School students may attend either session).
- Heritage High School, Academy for Performing and Visual Arts (Grades 9-12), hhs.rockdaleschools.org, Nov. 18, 6 p.m.
- Rockdale Career Academy* (Grades 9-12), rca.rockdaleschools.org, Jan. 20, 2022, 5-8 p.m.
*Non-traditional program with separate application and deadline.