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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.

New Listing - yesterday
$200,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,420
SQFT
Fairways North C #6-130
3310 N Leisure World Boulevard 6-130
Silver Spring, MD 20906
$200,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,143
SQFT
The Vineyards Co #7-A-13
13706 Modrad Way 7-A-13
Silver Spring, MD 20904
New Listing - 3 days online
$200,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
2,248
SQFT
1931 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
ROSEMARY KNOLLS Subdivision
New Listing - 6 days online
$204,900
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
950
SQFT
8646 Welbeck Way
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
MCCONKEY - MONTG VILL Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$204,900
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,132
SQFT
Farmingdale Codm #12-121
13131 Wonderland Way 12-121
Germantown, MD 20874
$204,999
Condo For Sale
Active Under Contract
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,340
SQFT
15311 Beaverbrook Court 90-1e #90-1E
Silver Spring, MD 20906
LEISURE WORLD Subdivision
Price Change - 3 weeks ago
$205,000
Penthouse Unit/Flat/Apartment For Sale
Active Under Contract
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,224
SQFT
3232 Hewitt Avenue 2-4-A #2-4-A
Silver Spring, MD 20906
WESTCHESTER WEST Subdivision
Price Change - yesterday
$205,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,317
SQFT
Greens At Leisur #4-617
15100 Interlachen Drive 4-617
Silver Spring, MD 20906
$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
1
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
570
SQFT
19530 Jerusalem Church Terrace
Poolesville, MD 20837
POOLESVILLE Subdivision
New Listing - 5 days online
$208,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,115
SQFT
Fairways South @ Leisure World #5-216
3330 N Leisure World Boulevard 5-216
Silver Spring, MD 20906
$210,000
Condo For Sale
Active Under Contract
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,220
SQFT
Eton Place Codm #T-2
11820 Eton Manor Drive T-2
Germantown, MD 20876
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$210,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,161
SQFT
Park Place Codm #304
9710 Leatherfern Terrace 304
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
$210,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
887
SQFT
Westlake Park Bl #701
7420 Westlake Terrace 701
Bethesda, MD 20817
Price Change - 3 weeks ago
$212,500
Condo For Sale
Active Under Contract
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
943
SQFT
886 College Parkway T-1 #T-1
Rockville, MD 20850
PLYMOUTH WOODS Subdivision
Price Change - 5 days ago
$212,900
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
945
SQFT
12531 Cross Ridge Way
Germantown, MD 20874
GUNNERS LAKE VILLAGE Subdivision
$213,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active Under Contract
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,220
SQFT
10037 Shelldrake Circle
Damascus, MD 20872
VALLEY PARK Subdivision
New Listing - 4 weeks online
$214,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active Under Contract
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
900
SQFT
49 Brassie Court
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
THOMAS CHOICE Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$214,900
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,248
SQFT
18712 Curry Powder Lane
Germantown, MD 20874
GERMANTOWN PARK Subdivision
Price Change - 4 days ago
$214,900
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,072
SQFT
2701 Snowbird Terrace 9-16 #9-16
Silver Spring, MD 20906
WINTERGATE AT LONGMEAD Subdivision

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