Tuition-Free K-12 College Prep Charter Schools

We all want our children to succeed… at Mater Academy, we prepare them to excel. Since 1998, students and families throughout South Florida have come to depend on Mater Academy schools for the rigorous academics, enriching student experiences, and exceptional leadership development only a tuition-free public charter education can provide. We call it Mater Made… You’ll simply call it learning done right.

OUR MISSION IS TO SEEK…

Meaningful Achievement of Academics facilitated by Teachers, administrators, parents and the community
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nabling students to become confident, self-directed and Responsible lifelong learners

Every child deserves the chance to succeed at their education. Our tailor-made approach is designed to treat each student as an individual, encouraging them to set goals and accept challenges while also increasing their confidence and skills.

Students are more successful when families are involved. Through our cooperative, welcoming environment you’ll always know how your student is doing and how you can contribute to their future achievement.

Results are always at the forefront of our curriculum and teaching decisions, which can be seen in our greater than 95% graduation rates, student scholarship awards, superior college acceptance rates, and students who graduate with up to 2 years of college credit.


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Mater Lakes Wrestling Brings Home Five All-Americans

Mater Lakes Wrestling Brings Home Five All-Americans Mater Lakes Academy wrestling team competed in the AAU National Disney Team Duals at the ESPN Wide World of Sports on June 25th through the 28th. The MLA Golden Bears wrestling club team competed at their first...

Jazz Roots: Sound Check Brings Students from Mater Lakes Academy Behind The Scenes Of Chucho Valdés Show

Article by WLRN By Danny Hwang • Apr 23, 2018 Link: http://wlrn.org/post/jazz-roots-sound-check-brings-students-behind-scenes-chucho-vald-s-show Hours before legendary Cuban jazz musician Chucho Valdés and Brazilian guitarist Diego Figueiredo performed at the...

Mater Lakes Academy Qualify Eight Students for Nationals

Miami, FL, Monday, April 23, 2018 – Mater Lakes Academy had fourty-two students that competed at the Future Business Leaders of America’s State Leadership Conference.  The FBLA SLC was held March 15th – 18th in Orlando. “The students spent several weeks preparing for...
Principal, Rene F. Rovirosa of Mater Lakes Academy

Mater Lakes Academy’s Principal is Named Top Principal by Florida TaxWatch

Miami, FL, Monday, April 23, 2018 – Principal, Rene F. Rovirosa of Mater Lakes Academy was named one of the top nine principals in the State of Florida, by Florida TaxWatch, and one of the top three in the high school division in August.  On Thursday, April 19th,...
The walls are up on this beautiful new facility and will be ready for students August 2018!

MATER ACADEMY ST. CLOUD COMING AUGUST 2018 – A HIGH QUALITY K-6 TUITION FREE PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL IN ST. CLOUD!

MATER ACADEMY ST. CLOUD --PREPARING STUDENTS FOR AN EXCELLENT FUTURE COMING AUGUST 2018 MATER ACADEMY ST. CLOUD WILL OFFER A HIGH QUALITY K-6 TUITION FREE PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL IN ST. CLOUD! MATER ACADEMY ST. CLOUD, A TUITION-FREE PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL SERVING...

The Mater Lakes Thespians Fly Off to Neverland!

By Lucas Menvielle and Jaily Gomez Miami, FL, Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - The Mater Lakes Academy Thespian Society will be presenting their final show of the school year, Peter Pan, this April, from the 26th through the 28th in the Lehman Theater at Miami-Dade College....

Mater Lakes Academy’s Wrestling Team Qualifies Five Wrestlers to State

Miami, FL, Tuesday, February 27, 2018 – After an outstanding performance at Districts crowning five District champions, the Bears wrestling team continued their hot streak at the Regional tournament this past weekend at Cardinal Gibbons High School with five wrestlers...

Mater Lakes Academy’s Wrestling Team Places in Districts and Individually

The Mater Lakes wrestling team recently competed in the FHSAA 1A-District 15 Tournament this past Friday, February 16, 2018 at Monsignor Edward Pace High School in Miami, FL. Out of the eight teams in the District the Bears finished runner up as a team, and crowned a...

Mater Lakes Academy’s Boys Basketball Team Wins District 15-5A Championship Back-to-Back

Miami, Florida, Friday, February 21, 2018 - Mater Lakes Academy's Boys Varsity Basketball team has advanced to the regional playoffs against Calvary Christian. The Bears defeated Monsignor Edward Pace High School on Friday, February 16th, 104-94, in the District...

Academica sponsored the Charter Schools Student Taste Testing and Food Expo for the Lunch Consortium on Tuesday, February 6, 2018.

Academica sponsored the Charter Schools Student Taste Testing and Food Expo for the Lunch Consortium on Tuesday, February 6, 2018.  The event was a huge success and took place at Mater Gardens Charter School, where the Mater Gardens Student Council and Lighthouse Team...