John S. Davidson Fine Arts Magnet

  • dfa

    Click the image above to view the school website. 


    Established in 1981, Davidson Fine Arts is a public magnet school in the Richmond County School System serving students in grade 6 – 12. Students attending Davidson are expected to explore all fine arts areas, but they may specialize in one or more fields during their high school years. Courses are tracked from introductory/exploratory to advanced levels in each area. 

  • FAQ About Davidson's Auditions

    Students who selected Davidson as their first or second choice will receive an invitation to audition if they they met the following minimum criteria during the application process:
    • performed at or above grade level on the reading and math test
    • maintained a B average in all core subjects last year
    Students who met the minimum criteria will receive an email audition invitation. The invitation will be sent to the primary email provided during the application. Davidson will also post a copy of the audition schedule on their website ( Students will be listed by their application identification number.  After the initial academic screening, acceptance into Davidson is based solely on the audition performance. Due to the large number of applicants, entry into Davidson is extremely competitive. Applicants who do not receive an audition invitation will still be considered for their other magnet school or magnet program choices.