Brightwell Crossing in Poolesville, Maryland, has so many great facets – gorgeous homes, an incredible location, and fabulous amenities. But one of its greatest assets is the public schools that are available for residents. Poolesville is part of the Montgomery County Public School System, which is the largest school system in Maryland, and residents may attend Poolesville High School, John Poole Middle School, Poolesville Elementary School, or Monocacy Elementary School.
Award-winning Poolesville High School is the only whole school magnet in Montgomery County, and challenges its students through a rigorous curriculum and meaningful, motivated experiences. Just recently, a team of three students from PHS placed first in New York University’s Polytechnic School of Engineering’s Cyber Security Awareness Week High School Forensics Challenge. 600 teams from across the country and overseas competed in the Cyber Challenge. PHS has been ranked #1 for the last three years by Newsweek magazine. Overall, it is ranked #96 in the entire United States. The Washington Post Challenge Index has ranked Poolesville High School as the #1 high school in the tri-state area for the last four years. And US News and World Report has ranked PHS 7th in the United States in regard to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education.
John Poole Middle School (JPMS) opened in 1997, and is part of the Poolesville Cluster receiving students from both Poolesville and Monocacy Elementary Schools, and sending students to Poolesville High School.
Students at Montgomery County’s elementary schools consistently perform at high academic levels as demonstrated in classwork, formative assessments, and standardized tests. Poolesville Elementary is located in upper western Montgomery County, and has an enrollment of 425 students in grades K-5. Monocacy Elementary has under 200 students in grades K-5, and provides a rigorous instructional program in a small school setting.
So, when you’re making your list of reasons why you should choose Brightwell Crossing, the Poolesville schools should absolutely be at the top of the list!
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