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 • Schedule a visit

In-person Tour
Join a member of our admissions team for an in-person tour of our Lower School.  While experiencing a tour, we will answer your questions in real time. Our team is eager to connect with you and learn about your child and share our school with you. Please contact Nancy Wiegand if interested.

Step 3 • Submit the application online
  • An application and all supporting materials must be submitted for a file to be considered complete.  The deadline is Friday, January 21, 2022.
Step 4 • Submit transcript
Step 5 • Submit teacher recommendations
  •  Grades 1-4: Two recommendations required; one each from current and previous year's homeroom teachers

Teacher Recommendation Form (downloadable version)
Teacher Recommendation Form (fillable version)

Recommendations can be sent to

Step 6 • Schedule a parent interview 

Once you have submitted an application, please contact Nancy Wiegand, Associate Director of Lower School Admissions, at or 301.657.4322 ext. 1625 to schedule your parent interview. 

Step 7 • Schedule a Discovery Day

A Stone Ridge Lower School Discovery Day provides prospective children the opportunity to visit a Lower School classroom, meet faculty, participate in an appropriate developmental assessment screening, participate in activities and visit the playground time (weather permitting) while parents will have the opportunity to meet with Sandy Gillespie, Head of Lower School. Once you have submitted your application, please contact Nancy Wiegand, Associate Director of Lower School Admissions, at 301.657.4322 ext. 1625, to schedule a one of the Discovery Day dates below for your child's visit. Discovery Dates:  Wednesday, November 10, 17, and December 1, 8 from 3:45 pm -4:45 pm. 

Step 8 • Admissions Decisions

Decisions will be posted on the Stone Ridge admissions portal on Friday, March 4, 2022 after 4:00 pm.

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.