Takoma Park

Where Community Thrives and Diversity Shines.

Takoma Park, nestled in Montgomery County, Maryland, is a vibrant and eclectic neighborhood renowned for its diverse community and progressive atmosphere. Known affectionately as the “Berkeley of the East,” Takoma Park exudes a palpable sense of community pride and activism, evident in its tree-lined streets, colorful murals, and locally-owned businesses. The neighborhood’s rich history as one of the first planned commuter suburbs in the United States adds to its charm, with many of its Victorian and Craftsman-style homes reflecting its early 20th-century origins.

Home to a blend of artists, activists, families, and professionals, Takoma Park fosters a unique cultural landscape. Residents enjoy a plethora of amenities, including the vibrant Takoma Park Farmers Market, showcasing locally-sourced produce and artisanal goods, and the Takoma Park Community Center, offering recreational programs and events for all ages. With its proximity to Washington, D.C., and a strong emphasis on sustainability and social justice, Takoma Park continues to attract individuals seeking a dynamic and inclusive neighborhood to call home.

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1 Rolling Terrace Elementary School Preschool - 5th Grade Public
N/A Carole Highlands Elementary School Preschool - 6th Grade Public
5 Piney Branch Elementary School 3Rd Grade - 5th Grade Public
N/A Takoma Park Elementary School Kindergarten - 2Nd Grade Public
N/A Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School 9th Grade - 12th Grade Catholic/Religious
N/A Takoma Academy 9th Grade - 12th Grade Private/Charter
N/A Takoma Academy Preparatory School Preschool - 8th Grade Private/Charter
* School data provided by National Center for Education Statistics, Pitney Bowes, and GreatSchools. Intended for reference only. GreatSchools Ratings compare a school’s test performance to statewide results. To verify enrollment eligibility, contact the school or district directly.