What are the schools in the area like, primary and secondary?

Asked by Terry, 20002 Sun Jul 15, 2012

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Richard Iaro…, Agent, Gambrills, MD
Sun Jul 15, 2012
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The best place to get information on schools is http://www.greatschools.org. Good luck!

Rich Iarossi
Long and Foster Real Estate, Inc.
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Lichelle Law…, , Bethesda, MD
Mon Jul 23, 2012
I suggest checking out Montgomery County's education site. Their site gives all of the vital info you'll need in deciding on a school, i.e., test scores, student-teacher ratios, etc. http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/departments/regulatoryacc…
I live in Takoma Park and love it!
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Juanita Perry, Agent, Burtonsville, MD
Sun Jul 15, 2012
There is a great tool (also available for the iPhone) to review crime statistics in any given area. That is http://www.crimereports.com. Check the site out on the web or get the app for your iPhone. You can research different zip codes to find out more about an area. Realtors cannot comment on crime and schools, but we can provide you the tools to do your own research. When you feel as though you like a particular area, drive around in the area at various times of the day and evening and on weekends to get a feel for the area before buying or renting.

Another great source for information about schools is the county school board (each should have a website). The school board provides ranking, diversity, teacher-student ratio, dollars spent per student and other great info. Also check out http://www.greatschools.org.

If you have other questions, please contact me. I am licensed in Maryland and Washington, DC.
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Alison Hillm…, , San Francisco, CA
Tue Jul 17, 2012
Hey Terry-

You can read reviews of schools in the area here:

http://www.trulia.com/real_estate/20912-Takoma_Park/schools/

I'd also recommend investigating crimes in the area:

http://www.trulia.com/real_estate/20912-Takoma_Park/crime/

Good luck and let me know if you have additional questions, happy to help!

Ali, Community Manager
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Miekeba Jones, Agent, Silver Spring, MD
Sun Jul 15, 2012
HI Terry,

As a Realtor, I can not really say what the schools are like. May I suggest you look for test scores online or contact the school board. If you need help buying, you can contact me. miekeba@heymannrealty.com.
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Kathy Hutchi…, Agent, Huntingtown, MD
Sun Jul 15, 2012
Hi Terry-

Call the PG County School Admiinistration office and they will give you lots of information- the number is 301-952-6000. are you looking for ahouse or apt or have you found one already?
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