Jones Lane is a public elementary school serving grades K-6 in the local community and a section of Gaithersburg…More city.
With the recent addition of The Learning Center, Jones Lane is able to practice the Home School Model, which means the school will meet the diverse learning needs of every student at the school, including those with high functioning autism, down syndrome, or other learning disabilities.
In 2003 Jones Lane was honored by the Montgomery Public School System for having the highest volunteer hours of any school in the county. It also continues to have a very active parents' association.
Ridgeview Middle School 16600 Raven Rock Dr, North Potomac, MD20878 Ridgeview Middle School is a public school in the Montgomery County School system offering education to children in…More grades six through eight. Ridgeview provides children with an engaging environment to facilitate a "life-long love of learning through consistent messages of respect and high expectations." Outside of the classroom, Ridgeview Middle School also empowers children through a variety of extracurricular activities and sports that provide a multidimensional educational experience.
Butler School 15951 Germantown Rd, Darnestown, MD20874 Founded over 40 years ago, Butler is both a montessori school offering education for pre-school through eighth graders…More and an equestrian school and camp. Located on 22 acres, the school campus includes two school buildings, a pool, a ropes course and several gardens, all of which are maintained by students. Butler offers several unique programs, including a year long primary class to better serve working parents. The Butler School Stables are open to the public and all Butler students are offered riding classes through physical education or extracurricular clubs.
Dufief Elementary School 15001 Dufief Dr, North Potomac, MD20878 This is one of three public elementary schools in North Potomac and first opened its doors in 1975. The school serves…More 480 students and offers a pre-K language class and a K-5 learning center to meet the special learning needs of all students on campus. All students take art, music and physical education classes; art projects are integrated into the academic curriculum. The school hosts an international night each year to showcase the diverse background of its students.
Travilah Elementary is one of North Potomac's three public elementary schools, in addition to Dufief Elementary and…More Stone Wall Elementary. Built in 1960, Travilah sits at the center of the historic Travilah community. The school was modernized in 1992, and in 2008 an additional six classrooms and a courtyard were built and an interactive white board was installed in each classroom.
The school has three classrooms per grade, an art room, a music instrumental room, a library and a computer lab. In addition to classroom teachers, the school employs a full-time reading initiative teacher, as well as art, music, special education, counselor, ESL and staff development teachers.
Teachers take students out to an on-site pond and garden for lessons on ecosystems and the environment. In 2010, through a partnership with Whole Foods, each grade got to plant sunflowers and pumpkins. Principal Susan Shenk has been at the school for seven years and is a resident of North Potomac. Travilah Elementary feeds into Frost Middle School in Rockville.
This public high school serves grades 9 through 12 in the Quince Orchard cluster. Founded in 1987, Quince Orchard HS…More offers AP classes and the Signature Program Advanced Studies in Arts and Academics, encouraging more students to pursue advancement placement and advanced classes.
Quince Orchard prides itself for its community spirit. The student "Red Army" can be seen standing in red camouflage apparel supporting their sports teams. Faculty are also involved outside the classroom, and about three quarters of the teachers coach a sports team or sponsor an after school activity.
Students are active in the arts through choral groups, drums programs, the award winning marching band, or one of the school publications. In 2010 Quince Orchard yearbook was named best in the county.