A Catholic, independent, college preparatory school for girls, Grades 1-12, with a co-educational Early Childhood Program, infant through Kindergarten age.


Stone Ridge at a Glance

Founded 1923 by the Society of the Sacred Heart

Member of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools: 24 in the U.S. and 145 worldwide in 30 countries

727 students: 31 infant/toddler/preschool; 122 Pre-K through Grade 4; 219 Middle School; 355 Upper School

Catholic, College Prep, Co-ed infant through kindergarten, All Girls Grades 1-12

Colors: Blue and Gold

Mascot: Gator

36% Students of Color

Location: Bethesda, MD near Medical Center Metro Stop, 10 miles from the heart of DC

Bus transportation from MD, VA and DC

35 acres, 2 gyms, fitness center, aquatic center. chapel, 3 libraries, turf field

Technology used: Apple Macbooks, iMacs, ThinkPads, iPads, Chromebooks, Kindles

Sports: 40+ teams in 15 sports schoolwide

Two musical and two theatrical productions in both Upper and Middle School

All Lower and Middle School students receive general music, choral or instrumental music instruction

STEAM Program (science, technology, engineering, arts, math)

Average Class Sizes: Lower School 14-18; Middle School 12-14; Upper School 13-18

Lower School Student/Faculty Ratio: 5:1
Middle School Student/Faculty Ratio: 6:1
Upper School Student/Faculty Ratio: 7:1

Amount of financial assistance and scholarships available to Stone Ridge Students (2016-2017): $2.8 million

Students receiving financial aid: More than 30%