Pre-School Program

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“Play is the highest form of research.”
~Albert Einstein~

Mater Dei Catholic School offers a Pre-School Program for three and four-year olds.  Our commitment is to bring Jesus to the minds and hearts of the children entrusted to us while encouraging socialization, creativity and experimentation. A hands-on approach to learning is stressed.

Children entering the 3-year old program must be age 3 by September 1, 2019.
Children entering the 4-year old program must be age 4 by September 1, 2019.

Special Activities for Our Pre-Schoolers

  • Letter People Puppets
  • Smart Board Activities
  • Halloween Parade
  • Christmas Opus
  • Pajama Day/Polar Express
  • The Sparkle Box
  • Service Activities for the Military and Senior Citizens


Kindergarten grads 2018

The Mater Dei Catholic School Kindergarten program follows the guidelines of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. The program is child-centered and integrates 21st Century teaching and learning skills in these core curriculum areas daily:

  • Religion
  • Mathematics
  • Reading Readiness
  • Writing Readiness
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Literacy Centers

Kindergarten students also spend a class period with the Music, Gym, Art, Technology, and Spanish teachers on a weekly basis.

Grades 1 through 8

SMART board work

Mater Dei Catholic School complies with the philosophy and guidelines of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the regulations of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania regarding content and format of curriculum.  The foundation of the educational program is based on the Rigor and Relevance Framework which provides a means of designing effective curriculum, measuring individual learners’ progress and ultimately delivering a more meaningful educational experience to the student.

Mater Dei Childcare Center

If you are looking for childcare for infants to age 3,  Mater Dei Catholic Childcare Center is located in Hatfield, PA and offers a program that embraces a Catholic Identity, rooted in Gospel values and centered on the Eucharist in a safe, nurturing, and loving environment.

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