Finding the best school district for their children is often parents' number one criterion in looking for a home. Here is information about the condos for sale in the Whitman School District. Why should you pick a condo in the Whitman School District? Here is the current information on condos for sale in the Whitman School District from the Bethesda Condo Queen.
If your family is looking for a home in Bethesda, Md, you can't do much better than Walt Whitman High School at 7100 Whittier Boulevard. Whitman always is considered one of the best high schools in Maryland. In addition to being a great school district, Whitman's location is also very convenient to get into DC or northern Virginia quickly. Being in the Whitman School District is perfect if you are working at the new Marriott Headquarters in downtown Bethesda, Walter Reed or NIH. From many of these homes it is an easy walk or bike ride into downtown Bethesda!
WHY CHOOSE WHITMAN HIGH SCHOOL
Whitman is one of the best schools in Maryland and offers a variety of sports, extracurricular activities and advanced placement courses for its students. Most of the students graduate from Whitman and go on to great colleges. 94 percent of Walt Whitman students who take Advanced Placement exams pass them. That’s a higher passing rate than four of the top five Maryland schools on this year’s list — including first-place Winston Churchill, according to the U.S. News data.
In addition, Niche ranked Walt Whitman in 2019 and in 2020 as third best public high school in the entire state of Maryland, with an A+ grade. Not bad! Whitman ranked behind Poolesville High School (#1) and Churchill (#2). It ranked ninth for the entire state in STEM.
There are 1977 students and a student/teacher ratio of 18 to 1.
Whitman offers a full range of sports from football and field hockey, bocce ball, swimming, soccer and cheer, to track, basketball, baseball, and wrestling - and lots of options in between. Extracurricular activities are also varied at Whitman, ranging from theater to It's Academic, debate to model U.N., film critics to a capello music groups and orchestral performances. If you can imagine it there is likely a club at Whitman for it! And the clubs are not just plentiful - they are good and offer lots of opportunities to try a new skill and make new friends.
WHERE IS THE WHITMAN HS'S DISTRICT?
Whitman's school district runs along River Road up to River Falls, and down to Somerset and Kenwood. It is next to Bethesda-Chevy Chase HS and south of Churchill High School.
WHAT ARE THE HOMES LIKE IN THE WHITMAN SCHOOL DISTRICT?
There are not many condos in this school district nor are there many townhomes either. If you want a condo in the Whitman School District, you might consider the townhomes at Westbard Mews, the condos at Sumner Village or Westbard, or the condos on Sentinel Drive or Quarry Ridge. Please click here to see what condos or coops are for sale now in the Whitman School District.
Most of the homes in the Whitman school district were built in the late 50s and early 60s, which is a solid period for home contruction, but not known for great architectural style! There are lots of colonials, ramblers and split levels to choose from. The landscape in Bethesda however has been changing over the last few years as smaller homes are being torn down or remodeled into a Craftsman style or a stellar contemporary. Homes range in price for single families from the high 600s/low 700s up to multi millions, depending on the size and age of the home. To start your search for a single family home, just click here!
Market Snap Shot of Whitman HS District Condos April 2020
In the midst of the corona virus in April 2020, there are 8 condos on the market or coming soon. They range in price from $284,000 for a two bedroom one bath condo with nearly 1100 square feet on Sentinel Drive to $1,699,000 for a three bedroom three and a half bath with 4330 square feet of space at Quarry Springs. This Adams Unit also has a Library/Office and a private elevator entrance. You will love the premium, wide plank hardwood floors, Waterworks fixtures, the oversized balconies and designer accent lighting. Community amenities at Quarry Springs include a 24 hour gatehouse, valet parking, cascading waterfall, terraced landscape, walking paths and gardens. The expansive Clubhouse for residents features pool, grand salon, lounge, fitness enter, yoga studio and locker rooms. Quarry Springs is PET FRIENDLY!
If you don't feel like paying over $1M for a condo, you might want to check out the homes at Sumner Village. Set in a private wooded space, each home has access to the outdoors. The community has lots of walking trails, tennis courts, a pool, exercise room and party room. Sumner Village is a short walk to the Shoppes at Sumner Village with a grocery store, drug store, banks and restaurants, plus several other shops. For many people this is a perfect place to downsize to but there are families here with children too if you are looking for a condo in the Whitman School District.
There are 2 properties active under contract at the moment but still available to show, both in Sumner Village. (Typically this means that there is some contingency which has not yet been removed.) One condo is pending and two are withdrawn or expired over the last six months. Of those two which expired, one later sold. 15 condos have sold in the last six months, ranging in price from $285,250 for a two bedroom one bath 1017 square foot condo on Sentinel Drive to a stunning two bedroom two bath condo in Sumner Willage with 1723 square feet that sold for $735,000 in October 2019.
If you would like more information about life in Bethesda, please give the Bethesda Condo Queen and the Lise Howe Group a call at 240-401-5577 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.