• Application Process for A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet School

    We are excited that you are interested in the admissions process for A.R. Johnson.  Students in grades 6-12 are admitted on selective criteria based upon prior school record, good character, and an admissions test. Those attending A.R. Johnson are expected to pursue either a Health Science or Engineering course track.

    • The admission process for the Richmond County Magnet School Programs begins in the fall and ends in the spring.
    • The on-line application process takes place once a year. The on-line application can be found on the Richmond County School System and/or the A.R. Johnson website in the late fall.
    • Once applicants complete the testing process, qualified applicants will be asked to complete performance tasks in Engineering/STEM and Healthcare and will complete a writing prompt. Students applying for 9th grade admissions will have a brief interview
    • Students will notified of their acceptance status to ARJ in the spring.
    • Applicants must reside in Richmond County. Non-Richmond County residents understand during the application process they must provide proof of impending transfer and provide proof of Richmond County residency by the start of the school year.


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