To apply and for more information, go to http://portal.rockdale.k12.ga.us/Pages/Specialty-and-Choice-Options.aspx
Applications are online only. If you do not have access to a computer or the internet, the Student Registration Office at 1143 West Ave. will provide assistance to access the online application Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. on a first come first served basis. Public computers are also available at the Nancy Guinn Library, 864 Green St. SW, Monday-Thursday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Friday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
If your child is already enrolled in a Specialty Program, you do not need to reapply. Enrollment remains in effect through the highest grade offered for that program at that same school.
Specialty and Choice Programs are offered at the following schools:
STEAM Program at Shoal Creek Elementary (rising grades 3-5)*
STEM Program at Honey Creek Elementary (rising grades 3-5)*
AVID Elementary at Sims Elementary School (rising grades K-2)*
(*only students outside school zones need to apply; students zoned for SCE, HCE, SES admitted automatically to respective programs)
Pre-Medical Science at Edwards Middle School (rising grades 6-8)
Center for Technology and Engineering at Conyers Middle School (rising grades 6-8)
Academy for Performing and Visual Arts at Davis Middle School (rising grades 6-8)
STEM Academy for Environmental Studies at Memorial Middle School (rising grades 6-8)
International Entertainment and Business Leadership Academy at Salem High School (rising grades 9-12)
Academy for Performing and Visual Arts at Heritage High School (rising grades 9-12)
Institute of Advanced Technology Rockdale County High School (rising grade 9)
Non-traditional programs such as Rockdale Career Academy, Rockdale Open Campus, Rockdale Magnet School for Science and Technology and Rockdale Virtual Campus are not included in the School Choice application process. Please see your school counselor for more information about these programs.