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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Teachers
    B-
  4. College Prep
    B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A-
  6. Sports
    A
Mater Dei Prep is a highly rated, private, Catholic school located in Middletown, NJ. It has 345 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 11 to 1. Tuition is $12,700 for the highest grade offered. After graduation, 90% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college.
Address
538 Church St
Middletown, NJ 07748
Telephone
(732) 671-9100

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$12,700
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid

Mater Dei Prep Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1170
61 responses
Average ACT
26
14 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
90%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.10 responses
Poll
90%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.10 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 41 responses
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  • Seraph Players productions
    22%
  • Don't step on the seal!!
    20%
  • Sports games
    15%
  • Spirit Week
    10%
  • Homecoming
    7%
  • Homecoming/Prom
    7%
  • Tailgates
    7%

Students

Diversity
B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
345
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.10 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.10 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.10 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
11:1
National
17:1
Poll
90%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.10 responses
Poll
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.10 responses
Poll
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.10 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
83%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.6 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.6 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.6 responses
Living in the Area
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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C
  2. Good for Families
    A-
  3. Housing
    C+
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$105,035
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,262
National
$949
Median Home Value
$402,800
National
$184,700
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Mater Dei Prep Reviews

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New leadership beginning three years ago/cool changes/lots of opportunities. Great school/outstanding teachers. Offers strong college prep/liberal arts curriculum and four new academic institutes, including Leadership programs. MDP does not just offer model UN participation...it is part of the UN. Offers traditional and "outside the box" learning opportunities to prepare kids for college. When kids graduate, they get accepted into top colleges/universities. Challenging/exceptional...so glad I chose MDP!
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Mater Dei Prep is an academically rigorous, college prep high school. It caters to all academic abilities. Its small size and family atmosphere (where students make lifelong friends) sets it apart from other schools in the area. It offers wonderful and unique programs that prepare high school students for college: strong liberal arts program, medical and emergency institute/anatomy and physiology, global leaders institute, performing arts institute and information technology institute. These institutes combined with religious education, college/AP course offerings, and prestigious Capstone Academy opportunities prepare students to learn, prepare students to lead, and prepare students for life. Team sports opportunities and numerous clubs are plentiful! I am thrilled with Mater Dei Prep and all it has to offer for my daughter. I highly recommend Mater Dei Prep to any parent or student!!
Great school with excellent, caring teachers. Its small size allows everyone to get to know each other...very friendly atmosphere. There are lots of sports, clubs, plays, events for kids to get involved. MDP is the best!