Mater Dei Academy is a private Catholic Academy for grades K through 12 and a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. It operates under the guidelines of the United States District of the Society of St. Pius X. The Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in the hiring of personnel, admissions, or any other school administered programs.

The Academy has students from the local Syracuse, NY area, and also accepts as boarding students, boys in grades eight through twelve. The boys who board live in the dormitory on campus. Admissions to the boarding dormitory are made at the discretion of the Principal and Dormitory Prefect.

2020-2021 Academic School Year Deadlines

June 30, 2020: Tuition Contract and Enrollment Forms signed and returned to the Academy

August 27, 2020: Boarding Student Physician's Report and Immunization Record due.

You may begin the enrollment process online at

The complete Enrollment Package must contain the following documents:

  • Child Health Assessment and Immunization Record
  • Consent for Emergency Care
  • Permission to Transport Minor Children
  • Release of Liability Agreement
  • Verification of Insurance
  • Day/Boarding Student Enrollment Application
  • Tuition Contract

Typical Fees and Expenses


Kindergarten                          $1,500
Grades 1-8 $3,100
Grades 9-12 $4,300


Instructional Materials           

1st Student: $200

2-3 Students: +$100 each

4+ Students: $500

Graduation Fee $350
Activity Fee $600 per Boy Boarding Student
Additions Fees $100 per team sport
Fundraising Opt-Out2

1-3 Students: $1,500

4th Student: $2,000

5+ Students: $2,500

Mater Dei Academy participates in the FACTS grant & aid system and the online tuition management program. 

If you are interested in applying to the Academy for your child, please contact the office by email at [email protected].

You may review our Parent-Student Handbook at this location. Our  Academic Calendar can be viewed here.

  • 1. Discounts are available for multiple students.
  • 2. Some limitations apply.

Mater Dei Academy participates in the FACTS grant & aid system and the online tuition management program.

Click here to go to the financial aid assessment form and to make online payments.