Mater Dei School
- 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 Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)|
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades 1-8|
|Total Students||222 students|
|Student Body Type||All-boys|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 32%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||19 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||12:1|
National avg.: 13:1
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Bethesda Grades: PK-8 | 266 students
5601 Massachusetts Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20816
(301) 320-3273 4.5 PK-8
- Bethesda Grades: NS-8 | 195 students
7500 Pearl Street
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 654-5376 4.2 NS-8