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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
Commercial For Sale
Active
MONTGOMERY-MD
COUNTY
12104 Heritage Park Circle
Silver Spring, MD 20906
HERITAGE PARK Subdivision
$200,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
TOTAL BATHS
456
SQFT
Willoughby Of Ch #1621N
5500 Friendship Boulevard 1621n
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Price Change - a week ago
$200,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
877
SQFT
11801 Rockville Pike 306 #306
Rockville, MD 20852
THE FORUM Subdivision
$200,000
Condo For Sale
Active Under Contract
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,455
SQFT
Normandie Lake 1 #6
9924 Walker House Road 6
Montgomery Village, MD 20886
$203,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
893
SQFT
10500 Rockville Pike 214 #214
Rockville, MD 20852
GROSVENOR PARK Subdivision
$205,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
708
SQFT
The Elizabeth Condomimnium #1205
4601 N Park Avenue 1205
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
$205,000
Condo For Sale
Active Under Contract
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,340
SQFT
15311 Beaverbrook Court 90-2a #90-2A
Silver Spring, MD 20906
LEISURE WORLD Subdivision
$205,000
Commercial For Sale
Active Under Contract
MONTGOMERY-MD
COUNTY
Jackson Place So #1B
932 Hungerford Drive 1b
Rockville, MD 20850
Price Change - 4 days ago
$205,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
1,104
SQFT
None Available #911
10201 Grosvenor Place 911
Rockville, MD 20852
Open House Sun, Jan 24, 10 AM UTC
Please verify times due to COVID-19
$205,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,115
SQFT
Leisure World 2 #3-1008
15115 Interlachen Drive 3-1008
Silver Spring, MD 20906
$208,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
818
SQFT
10201 Grosvenor Place 1219 #1219
Rockville, MD 20852
GROSVENOR PARK Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$209,000
Condo For Sale
Active Under Contract
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
979
SQFT
Seneca Knolls Co #2-211
13107 Briarcliff Terrace 2-211
Germantown, MD 20874
New Listing - a week online
$209,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,195
SQFT
Fairways North C #124
3310 N Leisure World Boulevard 124
Silver Spring, MD 20906
$209,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
731
SQFT
10320 Westlake Drive E201 #E201
Bethesda, MD 20817
WEST SPRING Subdivision
Price Change - 2 weeks ago
$209,600
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
798
SQFT
Hilltop Codm #9
7736 Maple Avenue 9
Takoma Park, MD 20912
New Listing - 4 days online
$209,900
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,115
SQFT
Greens At Leisur #3-201
15115 Interlachen Drive 3-201
Silver Spring, MD 20906
$210,000
Condo For Sale
Active Under Contract
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,115
SQFT
Fairways North C #6-107
3310 N Leisure World Boulevard 6-107
Silver Spring, MD 20906
$210,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
TOTAL BATHS
454
SQFT
Willoughby Of Ch #2002N
5500 Friendship Boulevard 2002n
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
$210,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
1,165
SQFT
614 Sligo Avenue 207 #207
Silver Spring, MD 20910
THE CAROLYN Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$210,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
895
SQFT
3209 W University Boulevard
Kensington, MD 20895
MONTGOMERY CENTURY Subdivision