Educating Mind & Heart

As part of a 200-year tradition of Sacred Heart education
and a global network in 41 countries and 150 schools,
Stone Ridge makes a consistent commitment to educating
the mind and the heart of our students so that they may
grow in wisdom, faith, and grace and with purpose and integrity.

“Times change, and we must change with them.”
— St. Madeleine Sophie Barat, Foundress of the Society of the Sacred Heart (1800)

Explore what makes Stone Ridge unique.

Little Hearts

Co-ed, Infants through Kindergarten

Nurturing growth for a strong educational foundation.

Lower School

All girls, Grades 1-4

Inspiring a lifelong love of learning and giving.

Middle School

All girls, Grades 5-8

Discovering talents and building confidence.

Upper School

All girls, Grades 9-12

Cultivating an empowered leader.

Uniquely Stone Ridge

News & Events

Portrait of Lacrosse All-Amercian players and coach Kristen McDaniel.

USA Lacrosse Magazine announced the 2021 High School Girls postseason awards—honoring the Gators' historic 2021 spring season—in which five Stone Ridge seniors were recognized as All-Americans and varsity head coach Kristen McDaniel was named the region's Coach of the Year.

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Key Transfer

“What we celebrate today is not only this spectacular space, but also what the building represents—a new beginning in many respects, a new start, a new day,” said Head of School Catherine Ronan Karrels '86, presiding over today’s Key Transfer Celebration for The Mater Center. The ceremony marked the near completion of the Cor Unum • One Heart  capital project that began five years ago which includes a new loop road, playgrounds, campus walk and renovations to the academic building, expanding classrooms and unifying spaces. Recognizing the project as a “mission-critical expansion of space,” essential to Goal IV of the Sacred Heart tradition—to educate to building of community as a Christian value. 

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Olympic banner

The Catholic Standard wrote a lovely article about Katie Ledecky '15 and Phoebe Bacon '20. The article titled "Their Bethesda Catholic schools and home parish are rooting for Katie Ledecky and Phoebe Bacon as they prepare to swim in Tokyo Olympics" shows how their athletic, academic and Catholic faith paths have intertwined throughout their young lives.

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No Place for Hate

Stone Ridge has earned the No Place for Hate® designation again for the 2020-2021 school year! As a community of students, educators and family members, we recognize we all play a role in combating bias and bullying as a means to stop the escalation of hate. @ADL_WashDC #noplaceforhate

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