Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart is a Catholic, independent, college preparatory school for girls, Grades 1-12, with a coeducational early childhood program.
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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 713 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $38,950
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 4 / Feb. 1 / rolling

Top Rankings

Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for:

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Attribute
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School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded
1923
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
713 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 37%
Students by Grade
Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
86 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
16 students
Number of AP Courses
21 courses
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Dec. 4 / Feb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Infant, Toddler, ECP2, Preschool $21,700 Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten $28,700 Lower School (Grades 1-4) $29,500 Middle School (Grades 5-8) $33,900 Upper School (Grades 9-12) $38,950
% on Financial Aid
33%
Admissions Director
LaRita Gordon
Admissions Associate
Lisa Zingone-Upper School

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School Notes

  • Stone Ridge is a Catholic, independent, college preparatory school in Bethesda, Maryland for girls, Grades 1-12, with a co-educational early childhood program, Little Hearts, which serves children three-month old through Kindergarten age.
  • We are guided by the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Education. With these Goals we commit to educate to a personal and active faith in God, a deep respect for intellectual values, a social awareness which impels to action, a building of community as a Christian value, and personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom.
  • 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: 07/28/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 713 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $38,950
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 4 / Feb. 1 / rolling

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