Mater Dei Academy

131 Midland Ave,
Kearny, NJ, 07032-0703
Tel: (201)991-3271
Saint Stephen School educates students from Pre Kindergarten 3 through Grade 8.
Saint Stephen has an established Pre Kindergarten program that balances both social and academic readiness areas and provides an excellent foundation for the transition to Kindergarten.
Our full day Kindergarten program allows the growth of the individual student to continue so they can flourish in a school setting while still maturing and growing in personal responsibility.
Grades 5 through 8 offer a middle school model with a homeroom and departmental subjects taught by several teachers.
Math, reading, and English are scheduled around ability and cross grading occurs.
Pre Algebra and Algebra are also offered.
The school encourages its students to look beyond themselves and to assist others, whether it be through the Parish or involvement in community activities for the needy, homeless, ill, or less fortunate.
We aim to build well-rounded individuals and that is why we are so proud of our students.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 9

Student Body

Total Students 279 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 42%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Mater Dei Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Kearny Christian Academy (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Good Shepherd Little Ones (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Cecilia Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • Kearny Good Shepherd Little Ones
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Christian)
    780 Kearny Ave
    Kearny , NJ , 07032
    (201)997-6895
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Christian)
    0.6  mi  |  105  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Kearny
    Kearny Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    22 Wilson Avenue
    Kearny , NJ , 07032
    (201)998-0788
    (Christian)
    1  mi  |  123  students  |  Gr.  NS-12
  • Kearny
    St. Cecilia Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    114 Chestnut Street
    Kearny , NJ , 07032
    (201)991-9142
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.1  mi  |  217  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Kearny
    Mount Carmel Guild High School
    Special Education School
    114 Chestnut Street
    Kearny , NJ , 07032
    (201)997-6114
    Special Education School
    1.1  mi  |  52  students  |  Gr.  9-10
  • Kearny
    Happy Time Preschool
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    18 Davis Ave
    Kearny , NJ , 07032
    (201)991-3377
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1.2  mi  |  20  students  |  Gr.  K

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