Sue: We are planning to move to the Broadlands Community in the Ashburn Virginia area. What can you tell us about the schools there?
Steve: Broadlands is located in Loudoun County Virginia Sue. The resources at your disposal for evaluating your child's education options are extensive and thorough.
The current percentage of college bound graduates in Loudoun is 84%...pretty good eh? The Washington Post ranked 5 Loudoun County High Schools among the nations top 200.
The Post's Challenge Index ranks schools based on the number of Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB) and Advanced International Certificate of Education tests given at a high school divided by the number of graduating seniors. Ten of LCPS' 12 high schools are eligible to be ranked by the Challenge Index.
The 200 schools cited by The Post are the top echelon of the roughly 27,000 public high schools nationwide.
The LCPS schools ranked in the top 200, with their ranking are:
- Briar Woods High School (112)
- Dominion High School (162)
- Loudoun Valley High School (165)
- Stone Bridge High School (186)
- Freedom High School (187)
We have tried to include the web addresses of the school sites that our clients have found most helpful in the info. that follows.
Click here for the main page for the entire Loudoun County school system
Ron: How do I know which schools serve a home I might consider buying?
Steve: Go to Loudoun County's school boundary site and enter the address of the prospective property. You will be given the elementary, middle and high school that currently serves that home. There is also a phone number for you to double check to see if any boundary changes are anticipated. Always, verify the online results with the county before purchasing based on school boundaries...they change.
Broadlands is served by the following public schools:
Sam: How about private schools near Broadlands?
Jan: Here is a site that lists most of the schools of all types within driving distance of Broadlands. Click here for Schools near Broadlands/Ashburn VA.