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 (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 774 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $41,500
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 4 / Feb. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Sports offered
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
774 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade
Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
86 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
16 students
Number of AP Courses
21 courses
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
School uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Dec. 4 / Feb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Infant, Toddler, ECP2, Preschool $22,600 Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten $29,900 Lower School (Grades 1-4) $30,900 Middle School (Grades 5-8) $35,950 Upper School (Grades 9-12) $41,500
% on Financial Aid
33%
Admissions Director
LaRita Gordon
Admissions Associate
Lisa Zingone-Upper School

Sports

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.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart cost?

Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart's tuition is approximately $41,500 for private students.

Does Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart offer a summer program?

Yes, Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.

What sports does Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart offer?

Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart offers 17 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball and Winter Track. Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for most sports offered.

What is Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart's ranking?

Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for: Largest student body, Most AP courses offered, Most sports offered and Oldest founding date.

When is the application deadline for Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart?

The application deadline for Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart is Dec. 4 / Feb. 1 / rolling (applications are due on Dec. 4 / Feb. 1 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked MD School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 774 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $41,500
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 4 / Feb. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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