Apply to Stone Ridge
Middle 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
Join us for an in-person walking tour of our beautiful campus. Our team is eager to connect with you to learn about your child and share our school with you. Please contact Beth Gregory if interested.
Attend a Gator Gathering. Stone Ridge will host a series of monthly on-campus, small-group gatherings for prospective Middle School parents. Middle School Head Alex Sundman will lead a conversation about our mission and program, and answer questions about our Sacred Heart community. Following the conversation, guests will be invited to stay for a tour. You may register here.
- Thursday, October 28 at 8:30 am
- Monday, November 22 at 8:30 am
- Tuesday, December 14 at 8:30 am
Middle School Open House
- Tuesday, November 16 at 8:30 am (register here)
- Friday, January 7 at 8:30 am
Step 3 • Submit the application online
- Applications 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 • Schedule testing
For the 2022-23 application, Stone Ridge will administer an independent assessment for all Middle School applicants. Prospective students who have submitted an application by December 3 will be invited to sit for the assessment on Saturday, December 11 at 9 am. All other applicants will take the assessment in January.
The assessment will consist of an exercise that focuses on reading comprehension, verbal reasoning and writing skills. While the assessment is not timed, we expect it to take approximately one hour.
Step 6 • Submit teacher recommendations
Please have your child's teachers complete the appropriate forms and ask them to return the forms directly to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grade 5: Two recommendations required; one each from current and previous year's homeroom teachers
Grades 6-8: Two recommendations required
- English Teacher Recommendation Form (downloadable version)
- English Teacher Recommendation Form (fillable version)
- Math Teacher Recommendation Form (downloadable version)
- Math Teacher Recommendation Form (fillable version)
Optional Form (Grades 5-8)
Step 7 • Submit student questionnaire
Step 8 • Schedule a Discovery Day (Grades 7 and 8)
A Stone Ridge Discovery Day provides prospective students the opportunity to visit classes, meet students and faculty, and tour our campus. Once you have submitted your application, please contact Beth Gregory, Associate Director of Middle School Admissions, 301.657.4322 ext. 1626, to schedule a date for your child's visit. Students must be vaccinated in order to attend. (It is our hope to be able to offer students applying to grades 5 and 6 an opportunity to visit later this year.)
- Wednesday, November 10
- Thursday, December 2
- Thursday, December 9
- Wednesday, January 19
- Thursday, January 20
- Tuesday, February 1
- Thursday, February 3
- Tuesday, February 8
Step 9 • Admissions decisions
Decisions will be posted on the Stone Ridge admissions portal on Friday, March 4, 2022, after 4:00 pm.