A Catholic, independent, college preparatory school for girls, Grades 1-12, with a co-educational Preschool, Pre-Kindergarten, and Kindergarten.

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Learning Support

Students in the Upper School at Stone Ridge are encouraged to become independent learners, who are self-aware and able to self-advocate.  Most academic support in Upper School is provided through classroom differentiation and  direct extra help from faculty. Students make appointments to see their teachers during free periods, break, lunch, before school, and after school. When additional learning support is necessary, learning specialists will assist in determining a course of action.  

Upper School Learning Specialists:

  • Provide small group/individual meetings.
    • Students who have documented learning differences and have demonstrated the need for additional learning support meet on a regular basis.
    • Specific study skills strategies are available for all students on a drop-in basis.  
  • Communicate student learning differences and approved accommodations to teachers.
  • Work with teachers to develop in-class support structures for students with learning differences.
  • Make referrals for psychological-educational testing and are the school liaisons to educational psychologists.
  • Document each student’s accommodations through a Student Success Plan.
  • Assist families in applying for College Board/ACT testing accommodations.

Learning Specialist Team:

Jennifer Shoemaker-Trinh
Learning Specialist (1st and 4th Academic Students)

Ann-Marie Wells Dorsey
Learning Specialist (2nd and 3rd Academic Students)