Richard Montgomery High School
Rockville's oldest public high school and located in the heart of downtown, Richard Montgomery has long been a fixture of the community. Today, it is best known as the longtime home of an International Baccalaureate program that attracts students from around the county and is one of the tops in the world.
Newsweek regularly recognizes the school as one of the top 100 in the nation and it has received a Blue Ribbon in Education Award by the U.S. Department of Education.
With a diverse, international student population, the school's mission focuses on fostering life-long learning.
The school's namesake was the first American general killed in the Revolutionary War. Frederick County was split in 1776 into two new counties, one named for Montgomery and the other for General George Washington.
- Fax: 301-279-8428
- Hours: 7:25am - 2:10pm
- Handicap Accessible: Yes
- Founding Date: 1892
- Number of students: 2,049
- Public/Private: Public
- Graduation rate (%): 89.3
- Student-to-teacher ratio: 25-to-1
- Parking: Free lot, On-street: metered
- Number of faculty: 140
- Grade levels: 9-12
- Boarding: No
- Special education: Yes
- Uniforms: No
- Features: Auditorium/stage, Cafeteria, Computer lab, Infirmary, Language lab, Library, Science lab, Sports facilities
- Advanced placement courses: Yes
- Sports teams: Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Pom Pons, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Wrestling.