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Application Deadline for Richland One Magnet Programs Set for Jan. 31

The deadline to apply to participate in a Richland One magnet program is set for Jan. 31. The application and information about Richland One Magnet Programs can be found on the district’s website at

At the elementary school level, Richland One’s magnet programs include career awareness, Montessori and language immersion, as well as pre-kindergarten. Magnet programs for middle school students include career exploration, medical and Montessori. At the high school level, the district offers career preparation and health sciences magnet programs, along with the Richland Middle College and Virtual School Programs.

Richland One students are assigned to schools according to where they live and may apply to enroll in a magnet program within the district through the choice program. All students who live in Richland One’s attendance zone are eligible for admission to magnet programs, unless the program is designated as one that is zoned for a specific attendance area.

Admission is based on successful completion of the application process, which may include attending an information session. Registration for virtual parent information sessions are available on the Richland One Magnet Program webpage, ( specific to the various programs.

To learn more, contact Dr. Erica Fields, Richland One’s director of Learning Environments and Instructional Resources, at 803-231-6799 or Parents may also contact their child’s school for information.