ADMISSIONS
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A Note from our
Admissions Director
Jennifer McCary, Admissions Director
Thank you for your interest in Stone Ridge Christian School !  

We are a comprehensive Christian school that serves the greater Merced area.  Our aim is to provide excellent education through the lens of faith–in the classroom, on the playing field, at work in the community.  We measure our students’ success by the way they interact, their confidence and enthusiasm, the choices they make, and the lives they lead.

Choosing a school that is right for you and your student is an important decision.  The best way to find out if Stone Ridge Christian is right for your family is to visit.  We encourage you to attend an Info Knight, schedule a personal tour of our campus, or have your son or daughter shadow another student.  We’d love to have you.  Come see in person what makes Stone Ridge Christian a special place.
Our Admissions Director can answer your questions, show you what we have to offer, and guide you through the application process.
To get started, contact our Admissions Director, Jennifer McCary at 209.259.1198 or jmccary@srcs.us.
or use our SRC Contact form here

IMPORTANT DATES
MAY 20, 2020
ELEMENTARY: Last Day of School
Goodbye Parade!

From 3-4pm
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MAY 21, 2020
KINDERGARTEN: Graduation Parade!
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MAY 21, 2020
ALL GRADUATION CEREMONIES
Will be hosted at Castle Field
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Through
June 5, 2020
FREE MEALS FOR KIDS
Breakfast & lunch, all children 1-18
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AUG. 12, 2020
First Day of New School
Year!

Come see for yourself!

Have your student paired with a Stone Ridge Christian student with similar interests as he or she spends a full or half day seeing first hand what it means to be a part of the Knight Nation.

Contact Jennifer McCary at 209.259.1198 or jmccary@srcs.us to schedule a Shadow Day.

You're almost there!
K-12 Grade Student Enrollment
Follow these steps below to ensure you have completed all of the items required for enrollment and consideration
First
STEP 1:
Complete the ONLINE APPLICATION and submit the $25 Application fee.
STEP 2:
Schedule an appointment to meet with the Campus Administrator / Admissions Director.
Next
Once Adminission is granted you will receive a welcome email
and will be able to complete the next steps below
STEP 3:
Create a parent account in FACTS (Renweb) and complete the online enrollment for your student and set up a payment plan.
STEP 4:
Schedule an appointment for your student to take the incoming MAPS Assessment with the Admissions Director, Jen McCary HERE.
STEP 5:
Turn in a copy of your student's Birth Certificate.
STEP 6:
Turn in a copy of your student's Immunization Record.
STEP 7:
Submit a copy of most recent standardized test scores.
STEP 8:
Submit a copy of High School Transcripts. (10-12th grade only)
STEP 9:
Submit Student Record Release to be sent to transferring school. (1st-12th grade only)

Here are a few answers regarding our Admissions process.

Is financial assistance available?

Yes.  Tuition Assistance is available. We use an independent service called FACTS. Parents can complete an application online through their Parent Portal.  FACTS evaluates and provides recommendations. It is our desire that no family is turned away due to finances.  

What is an average class size?

Each class may vary, our goal remains to offer a student to teacher ratio that fosters students’ success. Most high school classes have a 15:1 student:teacher ratio and Advanced Placement and honors classes may have as few as five students.  Our Elementary and Jr. High classes average 20-24 students per class.

What are the school hours?

Middle School and High School beignet 8:00 a.m. and ends at 3:00 p.m.

Preschool and Elementary School begin at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 3:00 p.m.

Do most of your students attend colleges and where do they get accepted?

Stone Ridge graduates are qualified to attend a wide variety of public and private colleges and universities.   The faculty and administration prepare students to attend four-year colleges and encourage them to consider attending Christian universities.  100% of our students who apply are accepted and choose to pursue higher education, choosing a four-year university, a two-year community college, a technical school or the military.  We are proud of our college admission numbers and this is a good representation of the academic program provided at Stone Ridge.  Our students have been accepted to UC, CSU, and private colleges throughout California and the United States.

Where can I find your school calendar?

You may find our current school calendar by clicking here

Tell me about your faculty?

Excellent education requires qualified people working in a quality environment. The Christian men and women of the faculty and staff each demonstrate professional excellence. Their desire is to challenge students to achieve to the highest potential of their God-given talent while developing them in high moral and ethical character. The faculty of Stone Ridge Christian School participate in professional development education on a regular and recurring basis, enabling them to remain lifelong learners

Does your school require uniforms?

No, Stone Ridge Christian does not require uniforms but does adhere to a dress code. All students are required to dress neatly and modestly, as is appropriate for the particular occasion and in a manner that is not disruptive to the learning environment or draws excessive attention to self.

How is your school accredited?

Stone Ridge Christian is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and (WASC) and by Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).

Is your campus secure?

Yes, our students’ security is of the utmost importance. All of our employees are familiar with our Emergency Response Plan which covers natural and human-created disasters. We conduct periodic safety exercises on campus including fire, earthquake, and lockdown drills in order to prepare our students and staff in the event of any campus emergency. All campus safety procedures and drills have been developed in accordance with safety industry standards.

Is there diversity on campus?

Yes, Stone Ridge Christian Schools admits students of any sex, color, racial, or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges programs and activities made available to students at the school.  Stone  Ridge  Christian  School does not discriminate on the basis of sex, color, race, or ethnic origin in the administration of its education policies,  admission policies,  tuition assistance or athletic and other school-administered programs.

As an independent Christian school, our families are members of more than 25 churches. Our tuition assistance program allows us to expand our economic diversity.

HOW DO YOU ADDRESS THE VARIETY OF ACADEMIC STRENGTHS/CHALLENGES OF INDIVIDUAL STUDENTS?

We believe each individual is uniquely created by God with gifts and talents. Stone Ridge Christian aims to develop each student into becoming the person God designed him or her to be.  A well-rounded education includes ample opportunities for student involvement in competitive athletics, enriching fine arts, and other student activities. Spiritual growth and high academic achievement are central themes of the Stone Ridge experience.

Do you offer advanced placement courses?

Yes,  We currently offer 8 AP classes. Please refer to our course list.

Will my child / my family feel welcomed?

Stone Ridge Christian prides itself on the community atmosphere.  We welcome and provide opportunities for involvement for all students and families.  Approximately 90% of students are involved in sport teams or clubs. We help transition freshmen through our Knight Zone program, a group of seniors, serve as mentors for the freshman class.  The Knight Zone guides freshman academically and personally in order to help them be successful in their high school career.

Parents can join parent-led groups such as Parents’ Club and Athletic Booster Club which host events throughout the year to assist new families and students in assimilating into community life at our school.

What are your guidelines for enrolling?

Students with no serious discipline situations may be accepted without restriction. In addition, the family has signed the Statement of Faith, Arbitration or Dispute Resolution Agreement and agrees to support the Educational Philosophies of Stone Ridge Christian School.

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