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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.

Price Change - 7 days ago
$200,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,463
SQFT
3827 Chesterwood Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20906
MONTGOMERY CHASE Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$200,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
1,026
SQFT
Parkside Codm #M-3
10625 Montrose Avenue M-3
Bethesda, MD 20814
$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 Under Contract
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,069
SQFT
The Vineyards Co #3-A-21
3323 Sir Thomas Drive 3-A-21
Silver Spring, MD 20904
Price Change - 2 weeks ago
$204,950
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,148
SQFT
Flower Hill Codm #202
8203 Whispering Oaks Way 202
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
$205,000
Condo For Sale
Active Under Contract
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,053
SQFT
Park Place At Mo #52
9715 Leatherfern Terrace 52
Gaithersburg, MD 20886
New Listing - 3 days online
$205,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
1,036
SQFT
5113 Crossfield Court 261 #261
Rockville, MD 20852
BETHESDA PARK Subdivision
$205,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
922
SQFT
Longmead Crossin #12
2403 Normandy Square Place 12
Silver Spring, MD 20906
New Listing - a week online
$205,000
Condo For Sale
Active Under Contract
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,060
SQFT
Park Place At Mo #B (47)
9711 Leatherfern Terrace B (47)
Gaithersburg, MD 20886
Price Change - 2 weeks ago
$205,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,064
SQFT
Farmingdale Codm #4
13121 Wonderland Way 4
Germantown, MD 20874
$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 - 3 weeks online
$205,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,115
SQFT
Greens At Leisur #3-101
15115 Interlachen Drive 3-101
Silver Spring, MD 20906
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$206,431
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,378
SQFT
3752 S Leisure World Boulevard 6d #6D
Silver Spring, MD 20906
ROSSMOOR MUTUAL Subdivision
$209,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,151
SQFT
Waters House Cod #14-247
13040 Shadyside Lane 14-247
Germantown, MD 20874
New Listing - a week online
$209,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,032
SQFT
Turnberry Courts #123
3005 S Leisure World Boulevard 123
Silver Spring, MD 20906
$209,000
Condo For Sale
Active Under Contract
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,057
SQFT
Park Place At Mo #40
9806 Feathertree Terrace 40
Gaithersburg, MD 20886
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$209,228
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
1,148
SQFT
Fitz At Rockvill #330
501 Hungerford Drive 330
Rockville, MD 20850
Price Change - yesterday
$209,900
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
960
SQFT
2939 Shepperton Terrace
Silver Spring, MD 20904
FAIRLAND Subdivision
Price Change - 3 weeks ago
$210,000
Penthouse Unit/Flat/Apartment For Sale
Active
1
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
930
SQFT
Overlook At Leis #123
3100 N Leisure World Boulevard 123
Silver Spring, MD 20906
$210,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,105
SQFT
3346 Hewitt Avenue 1-3-A #1-3-A
Silver Spring, MD 20906
NONE AVAILABLE Subdivision

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