About Richard Montgomery H.S.
Richard Montgomery High School serves a diverse population
of approximately 2,450 students in grades 9 through 12. Our school is located
in Rockville, Maryland, a suburb of Washington, D.C.
Over the past several years, the school has been recognized
for academic excellence. Richard Montgomery High School was ranked a gold medal and the #5 best high school in the state of Maryland, by U.S. News and World Report. Also, Richard Montgomery High School was awarded
the Blue Ribbon in Education Award by the United States Department of
Education. Richard Montgomery High School is proud to be home to one of the top
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programmes in the world as well as the Middle
Years Programme for all students in grades 9 and 10.
EQUITY AND ACCESS
We believe all students should have access to a
and enriching opportunities.
We believe equity does not mean “one size fits
all.” Fair does not always mean equal.
DIVERSITY AND DIFFERING PERSPECTIVES
We believe in fostering a diverse, inclusive
community to develop open-minded, caring, reflective students.
We believe students learn best in an
environment where multiple, diverse perspectives are shared and appreciated.
We believe IB ATL and the IB LP are at the
foundation teaching and learning
We believe in emphasizing mental health and
We believe all children have the capacity to
We believe student needs should drive our
Because we value justice, we believe in
community engagement to address the issues and problems of our local and global
We inspire principled action in all of our
We believe that curriculum and content should
provide connections globally and beyond the classroom for career readiness
We believe that instruction should be presented
in a way where learning should be differentiated in order to be as meaningful
BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS and COMMUNITY
We believe positive relationships are key to
teaching and learning
We believe in the power of collaborating with
families and other resources outside of the school building to foster an
inclusive, empathetic community.
In order to prepare students to live in and contribute to a changing world and engage in active, life-long learning, Richard Montgomery High School provides a balanced, varied school curriculum designed to meet the academic, cultural and social needs of individuals from the diverse backgrounds of our community.
Richard Montgomery High School will be a world class model of a professional learning community committed to high expectations and high achievement for all students through effective, respectful collaboration with all stakeholders.