Apply to Stone Ridge

Lower School Admissions Process

Step 1 • Learn more about Stone Ridge

Let us know of your interest in Stone Ridge by completing our inquiry form. Doing so will ensure that you receive updates regarding Stone Ridge and our application process. You will receive a username and password via email to begin your application. If you have previously applied to Stone Ridge, go to the admissions portal and log in using your current SR username and password.

Step 2 • Attend an Open House/schedule a tour

Lower School Open House (Grade 1-4)
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
8:30-10:30 am

Lower and Middle School Open House (Preschool-Grade 8)
Friday, January 10, 2020
8:30-10:30 am

If you are unable to attend an Open House, please contact Nancy Wiegand at 301.657.4322 ext. 1625 for a tour.

Step 3 • Submit the application online
  • Deadline is January 25, 2020
Step 4 • Schedule Admissions Assessments
  • Preschool, Pre-Kindergarten, & Kindergarten: Not applicable
  • Grades 1-2: Testing not required
  • Grades 3-4: WISC-V
  • Preschool to Grade 4: In-house testing will be scheduled during your Discovery Day

Need Assistance?

Our Admission team is here to help you through the application process. Meet our team and contact us. We are always happy to help.

Assessments and Key Dates

WISC-V (Weschler Intelligence Scale for Children)
The WISC-V assessment is done by an educational psychologist of your choice. If your child has taken the WISC-V in the last twelve months, please have the results sent to Stone Ridge.

Special Note: If your daughter has taken any previous test in the last twelve months, Stone Ridge is happy to receive those scores.

Assessment Centers

Applied Counseling and Psychoeducational Services (Rockville, MD)

Assessment Associates (Bethesda, MD)

Ana Daroowalla, Ph.D., (Silver Spring & DC, formerly of Dietzel Butler & Assocs.)

Diagnostic Assessment Associates (Cabin John, MD)

Educational Assessment Associates (Washington, DC)

Baldwin Educational Consulting (Washington, DC)

Georgetown Psychology Associates (Bethesda, McLean and Washington, DC)

Center for Cognitive Therapy & Assessment
Drs. Katie O'Meara, Director, and Noura Khayat (Arabic/French/Spanish)
(Alexandria & Falls Church)

Psychological & Educational Associates, Inc. (Washington, DC)

The Wake Kendall Group (Washington, DC)

Stone Ridge does not endorse any testing centers. This list is simply to help facilitate the application process. The results of the assessments should be sent directly to Stone Ridge. Preparation for these tests will invalidate test scores.

Step 5 • Submit Transcript
Step 6 • Submit Teacher recommendations

Recommendations can be sent to

Step 7 • Schedule a Discovery Day on campus

A Stone Ridge Discovery Day provides prospective students the opportunity to spend a morning visiting classes in their current grade; meet students, faculty and coaches; and tour our campus. Once an application has been submitted, we will contact you to schedule a date for your child's visit.

The 2019 Discovery Days are from 8:30 am – 2:00 pm.
December 5, 2019
December 12, 2019
December 18, 2019

Little Hearts Play Days are from 8:30 am - 10:00 am
January 8, 2020
January 14, 2020

8 • Admissions Decisions

Decisions will be posted on the Stone Ridge admissions portal on March 6, 2020 after 4:00 pm.