Admissions Overview

Mater Dei Prep is a private, Catholic high school combining a challenging college preparatory curriculum with an inclusive spirit and family environment. A spirit of fellowship and discovery defines the school. We offer talented and motivated students from more than five counties, two states and three countries the opportunity to reach their full academic, social and leadership potential. Mater Dei Prep students achieve success in a wide array of endeavors—from academics to athletics, performing and visual arts, and leadership and social justice.

Located in Middletown, New Jersey, approximately 45 minutes south of New York City, Mater Dei Prep sits on a 32-acre campus in eastern Monmouth County. Our proximity to diverse neighborhoods, colleges and universities, museums and theaters offers Mater Dei Prep’s seasoned faculty an unparalleled opportunity to extend the Prep classroom far beyond our campus boundaries. Our students become active learners both in and outside the classroom.

We encourage you and your family to visit Mater Dei Prep and experience all we have to offer first-hand. Open Houses, private tours and shadow visits are offered throughout the school year. Please contact the Admissions Office at 732-671-9100 ext. 117 or click here to fill out an inquiry form and we will follow up with you.

Important Admissions Dates

Open House:
Open House is an opportunity to learn about our programs, meet the administration, faculty and staff, and receive a campus tour. We invite all prospective students to join us at our next Open House:

  • All Open Houses have beeen completed. Please check back in the future for our Fall Open House dates.

Placement Test:
Mater Dei Prep administers the PSAT. All incoming 9th graders are required to take the PSAT Placement Test. To register for the Placement Test you must first fill out the online application and pay the $75.00 application and Placement Test fee (Non-Refundable).

  • The Fall Placement Test has been recently completed. Please check back in the future for our Spring Placement Test date.

If you have any questions, please contact our Admissions Office at (732) 671-9100 x117 or email

Meet the Admissions Team

Kathleen G. Daly
Associate Head of School
Advancement and Student Outcomes

Phone: (732) 671-9100

Christine Altland
Admissions Officer
Phone: (732) 671-9100 ext. 117
Mater Dei Prep adheres to a policy of nondiscrimination and admits students of any race, color, religion, national and ethnic origin, with all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

Mater Dei Prep

Mater Dei Prep

538 Church Street, Middletown, NJ 07748
Phone 732-671-9100  Fax 732-671-9214

Mater Dei Prep admits students of any race, color, religion, and national or ethnic origin.
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