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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 - 2 days online
$200,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,409
SQFT
Pineway Towers C #601
8830 Piney Branch Road 601
Silver Spring, MD 20903
Price Change - 5 days ago
$200,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
1,020
SQFT
11911 Parklawn Drive 303 #303
Rockville, MD 20852
WALNUT GROVE CM Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$200,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,212
SQFT
10006 Stedwick Road 203 #203
Gaithersburg, MD 20886
CENTER COURT Subdivision
Open House 01/19 at 2PM
$200,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
1,085
SQFT
North Creek Plac #7
2507 Baltimore Road 7
Rockville, MD 20853
Price Change - a week ago
$204,900
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
960
SQFT
9807 Brassie
Montgomery Village, MD 20886
THOMAS CHOICE WEST Subdivision
New Listing - 4 weeks online
$205,000
Condo For Sale
Active Under Contract
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
770
SQFT
Grosvenor Park Ii #615
10500 Rockville Pike 615
Rockville, MD 20852
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$205,000
Penthouse Unit/Flat/Apartment For Sale
Active Under Contract
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,087
SQFT
Waters Edge Nort #L
12209 St Peter Court L
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 - a week online
$205,500
Penthouse Unit/Flat/Apartment For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
949
SQFT
Brookstone Codm #5-C
13401 Ansel Terrace 5-C
Germantown, MD 20874
$209,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
998
SQFT
3121 Farnborough Court 259-A #259-A
Silver Spring, MD 20906
ROSSMOOR MUTUAL #11 Subdivision
New Listing - yesterday
$209,422
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,210
SQFT
15101 Interlachen Drive 1-1009 #1-1009
Silver Spring, MD 20906
LEISURE WORLD Subdivision
$209,900
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,248
SQFT
18712 Curry Powder Lane
Germantown, MD 20874
GERMANTOWN PARK Subdivision
Price Change - 13 hours ago
$210,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
1,145
SQFT
Greens Of Warthe #355
110 Bent Twig Lane 355
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Price Change - 2 weeks ago
$210,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,035
SQFT
Vantage Point Ea #514
3200 N Leisure World Boulevard 514
Silver Spring, MD 20906
$210,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,273
SQFT
Breckenridge Cod #302-254
9800 Leatherfern Terrace 302-254
Gaithersburg, MD 20886
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$210,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
TOTAL BATHS
454
SQFT
Willoughby Of Ch #2402N
5500 Friendship Boulevard 2402n
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
$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 - 7 days ago
$214,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,273
SQFT
Breckenridge Cod #102-288
18310 Feathertree Way 102-288
Gaithersburg, MD 20886
Price Change - 2 weeks ago
$214,900
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,066
SQFT
Esprit Codm #101
20317 Beaconfield Terrace 101
Germantown, MD 20874
Price Change - 4 weeks ago
$215,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,210
SQFT
15101 Interlachen Drive 1-609 #1-609
Silver Spring, MD 20906
THE GRNS AT LEISURE WRLD Subdivision

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