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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
Closed
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,081
SQFT
None Available #25-G
9814 Feathertree Terrace 25-G
Gaithersburg, MD 20886
$200,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active Under Contract
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,306
SQFT
3322 Claridge Court
Silver Spring, MD 20902
MONTCLAIR MANOR Subdivision
$200,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
978
SQFT
614 Sligo Avenue 209 #209
Silver Spring, MD 20910
NONE AVAILABLE Subdivision
$200,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
1,110
SQFT
Scenery Pointe C #309
20045 Dunstable Circle 309
Germantown, MD 20876
$200,000
Commercial For Sale
Active
0.08
ACRES
MONTGOMERY-MD
COUNTY
Chestnut Court C #3B
101 Chestnut Street 3b
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
$200,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
814
SQFT
1900 Lyttonsville Road 813 #813
Silver Spring, MD 20910
PARK SUTTON Subdivision
New Listing - 4 weeks online
$200,000
Penthouse Unit/Flat/Apartment For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
679
SQFT
Parkside Codm #M-301
10400 Montrose Avenue M-301
Bethesda, MD 20814
New Listing - 4 weeks online
$203,000
Condo For Sale
Active Under Contract
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
949
SQFT
Brookstone Codm #6-D
13400 Ansel Terrace 6-D
Germantown, MD 20874
Price Change - 2 weeks ago
$204,900
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
1,036
SQFT
5200 Crossfield Court 16 #16
Rockville, MD 20852
BETHESDA PARK Subdivision
$205,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,053
SQFT
Park Place At Mo #52
9715 Leatherfern Terrace 52
Gaithersburg, MD 20886
$205,000
Condo For Sale
Active Under Contract
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,158
SQFT
Clarksburg Codm #101
12824 Clarksburg Square Road 101
Clarksburg, MD 20871
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$205,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active Under Contract
1
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
570
SQFT
19530 Jerusalem Church Terrace
Poolesville, MD 20837
POOLESVILLE Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$205,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
844
SQFT
10201 Grosvenor Place 526 #526
Rockville, MD 20852
GROSVENOR PARK Subdivision
Price Change - 5 days ago
$205,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
934
SQFT
Waters House Cod #14-245
13038 Shadyside Lane 14-245
Germantown, MD 20874
$205,000
Penthouse Unit/Flat/Apartment For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,035
SQFT
Vantage Point West,Vantage Point West #118
3210 N Leisure World Boulevard 118
Silver Spring, MD 20906
$208,900
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,111
SQFT
Churchill View C #6-G
12914 Churchill Ridge Circle 6-G
Germantown, MD 20874
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$209,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
1,220
SQFT
12366 Quail Woods Drive
Germantown, MD 20874
GUNNERS VIEW Subdivision
$209,000
Condo For Sale
Active Under Contract
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
840
SQFT
5115 Crossfield Court 247 #247
Rockville, MD 20852
BETHESDA PARK Subdivision
$209,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,057
SQFT
Park Place At Mo #40
9806 Feathertree Terrace 40
Gaithersburg, MD 20886
Price Change - 3 days ago
$209,900
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,149
SQFT
Waters House Cod #14-1
20513 Shadyside Way 14-1
Germantown, MD 20874

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