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A Great Education in Montgomery County Schools

Montgomery County public schools consistently rank among the highest achieving in the nation. In fact, six Montgomery County High Schools received awards in U.S. News and World Report’s 2010 America’s Best High School rankings, which rate how well schools prepare students for college: Montgomery Blair in Silver Spring, Richard Montgomery in Rockville, Walter Johnson in Bethesda, Thomas S. Wootton in Rockville, Walt Whitman in Bethesda, and Winston Churchill in Potomac.

Montgomery County is known for its aggressive programs to help students achieve advanced proficiency in math, science, and literature. The Washington Post’s Challenge Index, which ranks schools by the proportion of students who take tough Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate courses, picked five of its top 10 area schools from Montgomery County: Richard Montgomery (#2), Poolesville (#5), Bethesda-Chevy Chase (#7), Churchill (#8), and Wootton (#9).

Many schools now offer the International Baccalaureate program such as Bethesda Chevy Chase, Einstein, Sprinbrook, Rockville, Kennedy, Seneca Valley High School, Watkins Mill High School and Richard Montgomery. Other schools offer programs for high achieving students such as the Ulysses Program at Northwest High School and the Advanced Placement Power Scholars Program at Clarksburg High School.

Outstanding schools boost home values

If you are thinking about making a move to Montgomery County MD, there are several tips that our Team would like to share with you. As excellent as Montgomery County schools are overall, some stand out by most measures: Churchill, Whitman, Wootton, Walter Johnson, and Richard Montgomery. As you might expect, the areas feeding those high schools see noticeably stronger home values. Many of the neighborhoods around these schools are in fact quite upscale. Homes in these neighborhoods tend to hold their value better in real estate downturns.

Here’s how to get started

Location, location, location is the magic formula when matching your future Montgomery County home to your child’s future school. You’ll want to figure out the feeder zones for each school and the school assignment of properties you’re considering. Once you’ve determined what areas interest you, check out data about each neighborhood school—elementary, middle, and high. Every school has a two page report that describes its student body demographics, test scores, and teacher qualifications. Visit Schools at a Glance to pull up any of these reports.

The Myers Team can help you evaluate school information as you make your home buying decision. For example, we know about plans for future boundary changes, including ones that affect the Wootton High School cluster. You can also research boundary changes yourself. We have helped clients purchase homes near central bus stop locations for magnet and gifted programs to make the commutes easier on their children. Call us today to get started: 301-910-9910.

Once you have moved to Montgomery County, it’s time to register, assuming your child is the right age (at least five and no more than 21 at the start of the school year), you’ll need to contact your home school and obtain the proper paperwork from them. You’ll also need to be able to document your child’s age, identity, residency, and immunization status.

Search the Multiple Listing Service for Montgomery County, MD Homes for Sale – Click on the map to refine your search according to your needs. You can register to get alerts, save favorites, make property notes and save your searches.  Email The Myers Team at bobmyersteam@gmail.com for a list of Coming Soon properties, which are not included here.

$200,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,052
SQFT
London Terrace C #5
8614 Manchester Road
Silver Spring, MD 20901
$204,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
1,248
SQFT
18641 Turmeric Court
Germantown, MD 20874
GERMANTOWN PARK Subdivision
$205,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
TOTAL BATHS
511
SQFT
Willoughby Of Ch #1115N
5500 Friendship Boulevard
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
New Listing - 4 weeks online
$205,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
949
SQFT
Brookstone Codm #5-B
13401 Ansel Terrace
Germantown, MD 20874
$205,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
1,036
SQFT
Washington Tower #507
9701 Fields Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Price Change - 4 weeks ago
$205,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
1,026
SQFT
Washington Tower #1505
9701 Fields Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Price Change - yesterday
$205,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
19955 Drexel Hill Circle
Montgomery Village, MD 20886
ROGERS FORGE Subdivision
Price Change - 2 days ago
$205,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
854
SQFT
Grosvenor Park 111 #326
10401 Grosvenor Place
Rockville, MD 20852
$205,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
922
SQFT
Longmead Crossin #4AD
14913 Cleese Court
Silver Spring, MD 20906
New Listing - 5 days online
$205,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
936
SQFT
Wintergate At Lo #8
14101 Fall Acre Court
Silver Spring, MD 20906
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$205,500
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
952
SQFT
The Monterey Cod #218
3425 Hewitt Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20906
Price Change - 2 weeks ago
$206,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
Westlake Park Bl #801
7420 Westlake Terrace
Bethesda, MD 20817
$208,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
TOTAL BATHS
454
SQFT
Willoughby Of Ch #1002N
5500 Friendship Boulevard
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
$208,900
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,111
SQFT
Churchill View C #6-G
12914 Churchill Ridge Circle
Germantown, MD 20874
Price Change - 7 days ago
$209,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,231
SQFT
Americana Centre #310
118 Monroe Street
Rockville, MD 20850
$209,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
933
SQFT
Wintergate At Lo #11-5
14104 Valleyfield Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20906
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$209,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
696
SQFT
Rock Creek Apts #W-102
2217 Washington Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Price Change - 5 days ago
$209,500
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
912
SQFT
Grosvenor Park Iii #208
10401 Grosvenor Place
Rockville, MD 20852
$210,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,231
SQFT
The Americana Centre #1202
4 Monroe Street
Rockville, MD 20850
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$210,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,093
SQFT
Turnberry Courts #502
3005 Leisure World Boulevard South
Silver Spring, MD 20906

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