Who We Are

"Enter to Learn, Go Forth to Serve"

Rooted in faith, but forward in motion, this formative time spent at Mater Dei High School gives our students the best educational and spiritual foundation to find their niche and make a difference in our community and our world.


Mater Dei offers a comprehensive academic program with over 95% of its students going on to college. The Indiana Department of Education has recognized the school as a "Four Star School" and "A" school. Additionally, the administration implemented a Bring Your Own Device program in 2018 which integrates technology throughout the curriculum.


Students have over 50 opportunities to participate in extracurricular programs including but not limited to: athletics, theater, music, speech, dance, supermileage team, and numerous other clubs and organizations. Athletic and extracurricular programs have won numerous state championships, including boys basketball, girls basketball, football, baseball, girls soccer, softball, wrestling, and speech.

Our Vision

Mater Dei High School is dedicated to challenging young people to reach their full potential and empowering them for leadership roles in the Church, community, and world. Mater Dei graduates are well-prepared to become active, successful members of society.

Our Mission

Mater Dei High School is committed to being a school of choice for all families. A Catholic co-educational community in the Diocese of Evansville, Mater Dei strives to create an educational environment based on Gospel values, which recognizes the needs and differences in individuals and empowers students to meet the demands and challenges of a rapidly changing and morally complex world.

Mater Dei is built on the cornerstones of spiritual growth, academic excellence, service to others, and social development.

Our Core Purpose

Prepare students for success in life through:

  • Spiritual Growth
  • Academic Excellence
  • Service
  • Social Development

Our Core Values

  • Catholic Tradition
  • Respect
  • Learning
  • Parent and Community Engagement
  • Stewardship
  • Safety