Mater Dei School

Tel: (301)365-2700
  • 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
9%
State avg.: 33%
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
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