Mater Dei Catholic High School

1615 Mater Dei Dr
Chula Vista, CA 91913-0921
Tel: (619)423-2121
Grades: 9-12 | 869 students
Mater Dei Catholic High School endeavours to model the person and teachings of Jesus Christ at this campus through a holistic and nurturing educational exprience.
We are a Catholic faith community dedicated to working with students and their parents to provide the finest religious, moral, academic, physical, social, and, personal programs possible. Mater Dei Catholic High School`s Academy of Science was founded to provide an exemplary science learning experience in two ways.
First, the Academy engages students in practical and theoretical science through collaborations and partnerships with the scientific community. Second, the Academy challenges students with a rigorous academic program that encourages all students to achieve at the highest levels of excellence in preparation for college and careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. 89% of Mater Dei students who took an AP exam passed with a score of 3 or higher. (College Board Statistics 2015).

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1960

Student Body

Total Students 869 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Mater Dei Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 24 students
Number of AP Courses 14 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average SAT score 1535
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $15,250
Tuition Notes Scholarships & Tuition Assistance Available
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $5,100
Admissions Director Mr. Roy Vasquez
Admissions Associate Ms. Margarita Hernandez


Total Sports Offered 18 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, Weightlifting, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWater Polo,
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