• Medical Magnet Academy

  • Program Description:

    Medical Magnet The Medical Magnet Academy introduces students to various careers in health sciences. The three-year program for middle school students emphasizes science, technology, engineering and math skills that will help them understand the fundamental principles of careers in health care and prepare them to be 21st century critical thinkers.

    Courses offered include Career Exploration, Medical Careers II and Medical Detective. W.A. Perry is a STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) school. The Medical Magnet Academy also offers pathways in aerospace, engineering, technology and the arts.

    • Program Location: W.A. Perry Middle School
    • Grades: 6-8
    • Program Structure: Pathways offered through Related Arts Courses; open to all students
    • Eligibility Criteria: Open to all Richland One students
    • Selection Method: Application
    • Enrollment Capacity: 20 slots per grade level
    • Bus Transportation: Provided only for students zoned for W.A. Perry Middle School
    • Contact: Lisa Payton Johnson, assistant principal, (803) 256-6347, lisa.payton@richlandone.org


    Parent Sessions

    In-Person Sessions
    • Tuesday, January 9 @ 5:00pm
    • Friday, January 19 @ 12:00pm
    Virtual Information Sessions
    • Tuesday, December 5 @ 5:00pm
    • Friday, December 8 @ 10:00am
    • Tuesday, December 12 @ 5:00pm
    • Tuesday, January 23 @ 5:00pm
    Registration link for Medical Magnet Program
    You can also use the following link to register for the Medical Magnet Information Session.


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