Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart

9101 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20814-0208
     Tel: (301)657-4322
        
   
Grades: NS - 12 | 700 students
Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart is a Catholic, independent, college preparatory school for girls, Grades 1-12, with a coeducational Preschool, Pre-Kindergarten, and Kindergarten.
The 35-acre, Bethesda, Maryland campus is an inspiring learning environment where students receive an outstanding academic experience rooted in the Goals of the Sacred Heart.
Stone Ridge graduates are instilled with a sense of community and have a deep passion to make a difference in the world.
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.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 12
Year Founded 1923

Student Body

Total Students 700 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color 39%
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 86 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National 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 $24,900; Grades 5-6 $26,900; Grades 7-8 $27,300; Grades 9-12 $30,900
Admissions Director Mary Tobias
Admissions Associate Lisa Zingone

Sports

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, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
DivingEquestrian,
Field HockeyGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SquashSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

School Notes:

  • 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, turf field, 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: 01/29/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lycee Rochambeau (French International School) (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bethesda Country Day School (1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Bethesda Country Day School (1 miles away)
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  • BethesdaBethesda Country Day School
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    5615 Beech Avenue
    BethesdaMD 20814
    (301)530-6999
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    KensingtonMD 20895
    (301)942-3701
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  • BethesdaLycee Rochambeau (French International School)
      (Non-sectarian)
    9600 Forest Road
    BethesdaMD 20814
    (301)530-8260
      (Non-sectarian)
    1.1 mi | 1018 students | Gr. NS-12                      
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    (301)530-1221
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