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Find the Best High Schools in Virginia here in Loudoun County


Loudoun County Public Schools new office - Ashburn VAWe live and we learn; it may be a cliché, but one that Loudoun County High Schools treasure and abide by. With some of the best high schools in Virginia, Loudoun County can’t afford to rest on its laurels, because its population is booming and its schools are literally overflowing with new students.

Loudoun County Public Schools are some of the state and the nation’s top rated institutions, and their allure draws in thousands of new residents every year. Briar Woods HS, Loudoun Valley HS and Stone Bridge HS have offered the best that Loudoun County High Schools could possibly offer, and they have been joined by Rock Ridge HS to relieve some of the pressure created by the influx of new students. Riverside HS will also be opening its doors in the 2015-2016 school year, and its principal will be stepping down from the same position held for nearly a decade at a different high-school to serve the students of Riverside.

Heritage HS and Loudoun County High School ranked among the top 1% in the country in 2012, while many of the 15 Loudoun County High Schools have been dubbed the Best High Schools in Virginia over the years. With some of the best graduation rates and SAT scores in the state, it’s no wonder these public schools attract so many new residents.

SAT scores for Fairfax, Loudoun and Arlington are all comfortably higher than the state average, and considerably higher still than the national average, making Northern Virginia the crown jewel of the state’s public school system.

The interesting thing about Loudoun County High Schools is that they tend to score similarly and there is little leeway in the educational programs, especially as so many new high schools are built and students and teachers are reassigned to different schools. There is greater stability here than you’d have in Fairfax, for instance, where test results and school ratings vary considerably from one institution to the next. The residents of Loudoun County also enjoy similar wage bands, cheaper housing and tens of flourishing new communities with diverse and rich backgrounds, which tends to reflect positively in their school performance.

The residents sing the LCPS’ praises, but they’re not alone. The Virginia Department of Education commended Loudoun County on nearly 40 of its practices, and made 60 or so recommendations that are bound to improve both school performance and local funding in the near future.

But most importantly, every new school that is erected for the local children walks in the footpath of the Loudoun County Schools before it, carrying on the legacy of the Best High Schools in Virginia and producing more and more skilled, gifted and talented students with each new generation, which serve to make Loudoun County even greater.

 Find homes for sale near the Best High Schools in Virginia

Ask us! We at Nova Real Estate Group are experts on Loudoun County Public Schools system and we can help you find your best-fit home near the Best High Schools in Virginia.

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School Zoning Map Loudoun County Schools

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UPDATE:  We have the latest LCPS Boundary Maps – CLICK HERE – to go to the page with quick links.

John F. Kennedy once said that ‘change is the law of life’. In keeping with his views, Loudoun County, just a few miles away from Washington D.C., has changed dramatically over the span of the last decade. The 21st century came with an inflow of new people and a wave of financial growth.Loudoun County Public Schools SY 2015 - 16

Loudoun County Public Schools is Northern Virginia’s fastest growing school system and the 5th largest in the country, serving a 70,000-strong legion of students each year.

To release some of the pressure on Loudoun County High Schools, which have seen their student enrollment figures soar and even double by 2005, the LCPS has promptly pledged to open a brand-spanking new school come Labor Day of every year.  And with every new school, comes a change to the school zoning map and changes to multiple school boundaries.

Seems like ‘change is the law of Loudoun County Public Schools’ would be an apt adaptation of JFK’s statement!  The need to build more schools to keep up with growth inevitably gives any newcomer to Loudoun County a mild headache just trying to keep up with changes to the school zoning maps.  As if finding new homes for sale in Loudoun is not enough of a challenge, parents now have to sift through piles of outdated data to figure out which houses go to which schools on the right School Zone Map.

School Zoning Map Affects Loudoun County High Schools

There are currently 14 high-schools in Loudoun County, as of the original date of this post. The greatest changes to take effect of late are to the Aldie, Brambleton, Lansdowne and Ashburn area school zones. Rock Ridge High School, which is located next to the Rosa Lee Carter Elementary School, opened in the school year of 2014-2015.

As LCPS carries out its plans, more Loudoun County High Schools (and Middle Schools and Elementary Schools!) will serve the growing community, but unfortunately many more changes to the school zoning map are bound to occur. Change continues with Riverside High School, next to the Belmont Ridge Middle School, opening in the Fall of 2015.


In the immediate future, school zone maps for John Champe HS, plus Stone Hill Middle School and other feeder schoools, will be affected. School boundaries have recently been changed, or will change soon, for Tuscarora High School, Stone Ridge High School, Briar Woods High School Belmont Ridge Middle School, alongside many more areas that fall in between attendance zones.

As local realtors, the NoVa Real Estate Group has access to information concerning future developments in the area, and is attuned to the inner workings of the community. If you’ve been affected by a change in school boundaries, or if you’d like to put down roots in Loudoun County and make the transition as seamless as possible for your children, access the School Zoning Map via our website – it’s Free – then call Nova Real Estate Group at 703-722-8831 for personal help finding homes for sale near Loudoun schools best for you.

Our team of experts can help you keep track and even anticipate some of the School Zoning Map changes to come.

School Zone Map Changes – New Communities

School zoning map changes mean new communities and lots of new home builder activity – it’s change, yes, but it’s also opportunity for home buyers.  Scroll down to find brand new homes for sale in new communities near new Loudoun County Schools.  Eastern Loudoun county has high growth – growth means new schools (and school zoning map changes!), new communities, and brand new homes for sale!

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Stone Bridge High School – Ashburn Students to Lansdowne?

picture of a Home Buyer's MazeStone Bridge High School  is located in Ashburn, Virginia and has been a shining star in this area since it opened in 2000.  US News had it ranked #1 of 12 high schools in the Loudoun County Public School System.

So naturally people wanted to live near Stone Bridge High School.  And there has always been a lot of people looking for homes near Stone Bridge HS.

School Boundary Changes

Loudoun County is growing.  With growth comes change.  And the changes are will finally hit Stone Bridge High School boundaries in the 2015 school year.  That is when Riverside High School is scheduled to open in Lansdowne.  For home buyers, it must seem like a maze – trying to find the right home near the right school … and the Loudoun County school boundaries keep changing!

Riverside in Lansdowne

Stone Bridge High School is bursting at the seams, and Riverside High School will relieve the pressure!  It’s an inevitable change, especially in a high-growth area like Loudoun County.  Still, change is not always easy.

Riverside will be the newest high school in Loudoun County, bringing the total number of high schools to 14!   The northern portion of the area currently served by Stone Bridge HS will move to Riverside High School when it opens.

Belmont Country Club

The biggest change will be for the Belmont Country Club community.  All of this area will send students to Riverside High School in 2015.  Luckily the Loudoun County School Board approved a plan that keeps Belmont Country Club intact – the entire community will be served by Riverside High School.  At least one of the draft plans for Stone Bridge HS and Riverside HS had the community split.

Belmont Country Club is popular for several reasons – it’s a great place to live – and one of the draws for the areas has always been Stone Bridge High School.  Some families have a tough decision – stay in Belmont Country Club because they love the Belmont community, or move to stay in Stone Bridge High School because they love the school!


Stone Bridge High School boundaries are changing in the 2015 school year, so homes for sale near Stone Bridge High School will be in a different geography soon!  Contact us directly if you need any help understanding the school boundary changes for Stone Bridge High School.

Find additional information about LCPS boundary changes and new schools:

Growth and Change in Loudoun County Public Schools

Rock Ridge High School to Open in Ashburn in September 2014

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