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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 1-8
  • Enrollment: 222 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 1-8

Student Body

Total Students
222 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade
Mater Dei School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • 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.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 1-8
  • Enrollment: 222 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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