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

Interactive Tour
Join a member of our admissions team for an interactive tour of our Lower School.  While experiencing a virtual 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.

Prospective Gator Gatherings
Join Head of School Catherine Ronan Karrels '86, Lower School Head Sandy Gillespie, and a current parent for an on-campus, small group gathering about our mission and program.  Following the presentations, weather-permitting, guests will be invited to take a walking tour of our beautiful campus grounds with a member of the admissions team. 

  • Thursday, October 22 at 11:00

  • Wednesday, November 11 at 10:00

RSVP Required

Virtual Open House

  • Friday, January 8, 2021 (Preschool - Grade 8)

RSVP Required

Step 3 • Submit the application online
  • Applications and all supporting materials are due by Friday, January 22, 2021.
Step 4 • Submit transcript
Step 5 • Submit teacher recommendations

Recommendations can be sent to

Step 6 • Schedule a virtual parent/child sit down and Assessment Screening

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/child sit down and assessment screening. 

Step 7 • Admissions Decisions

Decisions will be posted on the Stone Ridge admissions portal on Friday, March 5 after 4 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.