Dematha Catholic High School

  • DeMatha Catholic High School primary purpose is to develop young men of integrity who are prepared to enter adulthood with the moral and intellectual attributes necessary to meet the challenges of today's society.
  • Its reputation is founded on a healthy combination of sound, forward-looking academic programs and its accomplishments in music, athletics, community service and other extra-curricular activities.
  • Courses are taught at a rate commensurate with our students' abilities and interests.
  • The program of studies is complemented by a wide range of co-curricular activities highlighted by the athletic and music programs which have received regional and national recognition.

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Dematha Catholic High School places among the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
State or regional independent school association
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students865 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
65%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Dematha Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers67 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • District Heights
    Grades: 9-12 | 880 students
    7.9 miles
    6800 Marlboro Pike
    District Heights, MD 20747
    (301) 735-8401
    7.9 9-12
    880
  • Laurel
    Grades: 9-12 | 441 students
    9.9 miles
    113 St Mary's Place
    Laurel, MD 20707
    (301) 725-3228
    9.9 9-12
    441
  • Severn
    Grades: 9-12 | 1265 students
    19.7 miles
    8080 New Cut Road
    Severn, MD 21144
    (410) 969-9105
    19.7 9-12
    1265
  • Washington
    Gonzaga College High School
    Gonzaga College High School Photo - Gonzaga is Washington's only Catholic, Jesuit high school. The campus is located in the heart of our nation's capital and consists of nine buildings. In recent years, the physical plant has undergone major renovations and additions.
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 962 students
    5.3 miles
    19 I Street NW
    Washington, DC 20001
    (202) 336-7100
    5.3 9-12
    962
  • Baltimore
    Mount Saint Joseph High School
    All-boys (African Methodist Episcopal)
    Grades: 9-12 | 922 students
    26.1 miles
    4403 Frederick Ave
    Baltimore, MD 21229
    (410) 644-3300
    26.1 9-12
    922

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Our family absolutely loved the DeMatha Education our son (Class of 2011) received and we are still very blessed to be active supporters even today (2019). There is "only" ONE DeMatha! Gentlemen & Scholars. Go Stags!
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