Mater Dei School

9600 Seven Locks Rd
Bethesda, MD 20817-0208
Tel: (301)365-2700
Grades: 1-8 | 223 students
Mater Dei is an elementary school for boys, grades 1 through 8, conducted by Catholic laymen.
All students are required to attend religious classes.
Classes are generally limited to twenty students.
The curriculum is a reasonably fast-tracked one in which consistent effort and reading are emphasized; however character development is the school's top priority.
Subjects in grades 1 through 4 are taught by women with the exception of physical education, which is conducted by male coaches from the upper school.
Grades 5 through 8 are departmentalized with male specialists teaching most subjects.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 1-8

Student Body

Total Students 223 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade Mater Dei School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is German School Washington Dc (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Walden Montessori Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Walden Montessori Academy (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bethesda
    Walden Montessori Academy
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-1 | 52 students
    0.2 miles
    7730 Bradley Blvd
    Bethesda, MD 20817
  • Bethesda
    Grades: NS-2 | 71 students
    0.3 miles
    7701 Bradley Blvd.
    Bethesda, MD 20817
  • Potomac
    Grades: KG-8 | 258 students
    0.7 miles
    9222 Kentsdale Dr
    Potomac, MD 20854
  • Potomac
    German School Washington Dc
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: PK-12 | 538 students
    0.9 miles
    8617 Chateau Drive
    Potomac, MD 20854
  • Potomac
    The Heights School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 3-12 | 474 students
    0.9 miles
    10400 Seven Locks Rd
    Potomac, MD 20854

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