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

In-Person Tour
Join us for an in-person walking tour of our beautiful campus grounds.  We will remain outdoors during this visit, but you will have the opportunity to see our 32-acre campus and speak with a member of our admissions team.

Interactive Virtual Tour
Join a member of our admissions team for an interactive tour of our Middle 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 Beth Gregory if interested.

Prospective Gator Gatherings
Join Head of School Catherine Ronan Karrels '86, Middle School Head Nicole Christenson '87, 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. We will host one coffee each month from October through January. 

  • Thursday, October 22 at 8:30 am - FULL
  • Thursday, November 5 at 8:30 am - FULL
  • Wednesday, December 9 at 8:30 am - FULL

RSVP Required

Virtual Open House

  • Monday, November 9, 2020 (Grades 5- 8)
  • 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

Please have your child's teachers complete the appropriate forms and ask them to return the forms directly to us at

Grade 5: Two recommendations required; one each from current and previous year's homeroom teachers

Grades 6-8: Two recommendations required

Optional Form (Grades 5-8)

NOTE - After careful consideration of this year's admissions process and the compounded national events affecting our communities, Stone Ridge will not require the ISEE or the SSAT for middle school applicants for the 2021-22 school year. Instead, we encourage you to submit a third academic recommendation. Learn more.

Step 6 • Submit student questionnaire
Step 7 • Schedule a virtual interview

Once you have submitted your application, please contact Beth Gregory, Associate Director of Middle School Admissions, at or 301.657.4322 ext. 1626, to schedule a date for your child's interview. 

Step 8 • Admissions decisions

Decisions will be posted on the Stone Ridge admissions portal on Friday, March 5, 2021 after 4:00 pm.

NOTE -  If you are interested in applying for the 2020-21 school year, please contact Beth Gregory to inquire about possible openings.

Need Assistance?

Our Admissions Team is here to help you through the application process. Meet our team and contact us with any questions. We are always happy to help.