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21-22 Back to School Information

Welcome to the 2021-2022 school year! Follow this link for all the info you need to be prepared for the upcoming school year.
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Mater Dei High School is dedicated to the mission of Catholic education, as envisioned in Church documents and teachings, rooted in the charism of Honor, Glory, and Love.

Upcoming Events

Senior Sunrise

Time: 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM
Location: 3rd Floor of the Parking Structure

We Are MD

Our Mission

Mater Dei is a co-educational Catholic college preparatory high school located in Santa Ana, CA. Rooted in our tradition of Honor, Glory, and Love, we serve a diverse student community committed to knowledge, faith, and service.
Faith & Service Academics Athletics Campus Life The Arts

Mater Dei At A Glance

  • Uniquely Mater Dei
    • 184 Zip Codes
    • 124 Feeder Schools
    • 75.3% Catholic/ 24.7% Non Catholic
  • Faith & Service
    • 45K+ Hours Given Per Year
    • 600+ Organizations
    • 160 Average Hours Per Graduate
  • Comprehensive Academics
    • 53 Honors Courses
    • 22 AP Courses
    • 109 Electives
  • Nationally Recognized Athletics
    • 25 Sports Teams
    • 71% Athletes on Honor Roll
    • 23 Gatorade Players of the Year
  • Unparalleled Arts
    • 82 Courses
    • 48% of student body
    • 70% of Artists on Honor Roll
  • Global Alumni Network
    • 30K+ Worldwide
    • Robust Alumni Business Network
    • 20% Faculty Staff are Alumni