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Radium Springs Middle Magnet School of the Arts

School Colors: Royal Blue and White
School Mascot: Panther

Radium Springs Middle Magnet School of the Arts is a dedicated fine arts middle magnet school for students in grades six through eight who want a wider range of arts opportunities integrated into their school experience. RSMMSA provides a challenging academic program in the core areas of language arts, reading, math, science, and social studies. The faculty and staff are dedicated to providing students with a strong art and academic program to stimulate excellence in artistry and intellectual endeavors.


RSMMSA Magnet Application

2017-2018 School Improvement Plan 


Courses Offered:

  • Visual Arts
    The visual arts program provides students with the opportunity to learn about art and artists as well as creating their own works of art. Students receive instruction in two dimensional processes, including drawing, painting, design, and printmaking. Students build on the concepts learned to create three dimensional works that will investigate techniques and concepts of their own style and that of famous artist. Students participate in various art competitions throughout the year.
  • Photography
    The photography program gives students an opportunity to capture, develop and publish pictures of school events performances and productions.
  • Chorus
    The Choral program offers instruction in general music, music theory, vocal techniques, and fundamental piano skills. Students learn to sing a varied repertoire of music. Performances are held for winter and spring concerts, community events, and a spring musical.
  • Dance
    The dance program aims to develop the students' appreciation of dance as an art form and to expose the student to a full range of dance experiences. Students focus on ballet/pointe, modern, jazz, and strength and conditioning work. Students participate in two school concerts yearly, community events, and spring musical.
  • Theatre Arts
    The theatre arts program will produce responsible, literate and appreciators of the performing arts, with emphasis of theatre crafts and stage presence. The program is designed to offer exceptional opportunities to students with a strong interest in performing and technical theatre support.
  • Band
    The band program is designed for students who are interested in learning a wind or percussion instrument. Beginning students are taught basic skills in instrumental technique and music reading. Students expand their skills in Band II and III. Students perform in two concerts yearly, community events, and spring musical. Selected students are nominated to participate in honor bands and ensemble festivals.
  • Orchestra
    The orchestra program offers instruction in general music, music history, music theory and instrumental techniques. Students play on string orchestral instruments. Orchestra provides a positive and nurturing learning environment where students can develop musical and technical skills. Students perform at winter and spring concerts, community events, and a spring musical.
  • Piano
    Students may enroll in beginner, intermediate, and advanced piano. Courses are taught during the extended learning morning period. Students may also enroll in after school piano class.

More RSMMA Information: 

  • BOE Representatives

    • Ms. Geraldine Hudley (At-Large)

    • Milton Griffin (District 2)

    • Dr. Dean Phinazee (District 6)

  • Accreditation
    • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)

    • Accreditedwith Qualityby the Georgia Accrediting Commission (GAC)

  • Partners in Excellence
    • Blue Springs Missionary Baptist Church

    • Brooks' Furniture

    • Chosen to Conquer, Inc.

    • Darton College

    • Links, Inc.

    • Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

    • Plant Mitchell

    • Pop's Detail Shop

    • Ricky D. Jackson Insurance Agency

    • St. John St Mark Episcopal Church

2600 Radium Springs Road
Albany, GA 31705
229-431-3479 (fax)
School Hours: 8:15 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Dr. Valeria Williams, Principal