Founded in 1923 by the Society of the Sacred Heart, Stone Ridge is a member of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools with 21 school and affiliates in the United States and over 200 schools worldwide. As a member of this network, Stone Ridge offers an education that is marked by distinctive spirit and an emphasis on faith, intellect, awareness, community, and growth.
Stone Ridge's student body comes from a variety of religious, racial, and socioeconomic backgrounds within a 50-mile radius of Bethesda. Stone Ridge is steeped in tradition yet employs the latest technology, techniques, and projects in the classroom. By uniting virtue with learning, Stone Ridge forges a foundation for today’s young women to succeed in tomorrow’s world.
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten - 12|
|Total Students||690 students|
|Student Body Type||All-girls|
|% Students of Color||39% (MD School Avg.: 30%)|
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||86 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||9:1 (National school avg.: 13:1)|
|Average Class Size||15 students|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Matriculation DataMatric. Data||Link to Matriculation Data|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$25,000|
|Tuition Notes||Grades Pre-K - 4 $22,500; Grades 5-6 $24,000; Grades 7-8 $24,900; Grades 9-12 $27,900|
|Admissions Director||Mary Tobias|
|Admissions Associate||Lisa Zingone|
|Total Sports Offered||15 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Cross Country, Diving, Equestrian, Field Hockey,
Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball,
Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketball, Cross Country,
Field Hockey, Golf,
Ice Hockey, Lacrosse,
Tennis, Track and Field,
- Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart, is located on thirty-five acres, with the Lower School building connecting to the Middle and Upper Schools. The campus has two cafeterias, three gymnasiums, a playground, outdoor tennis courts, indoor swimming pool, playing fields and a chapel.
- Stone Ridge was founded in 1923 and is a member of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools with twenty-one schools and affiliates in the United States and over 200 schools worldwide.
- For many girls, a single-sex school is the perfect environment for their academic growth, while fostering extra-curricular talents,instilling leadership skills, and building self-confidence.
- Stone Ridge has a co-ed infant/toddler and a preschool program.
Profile last updated: 09/17/2013
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