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.

You may begin the application process online at

Typical Yearly Fees and Expenses


Kindergarten                          $2,200
Grades 1-8 $3,300
Grades 9-12 $4,500


Room and Board Fee             $5,775
Activity Fee $600


Instructional Materials           

1st Student: $225

2-3 Students: +$125 each; $600 max per family

Graduation Fee $400
Board Enrichment 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


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