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A nationally acclaimed network of charter schools

Many of the Mater schools have been recognized at local, state, and national levels for their performance in serving elementary, middle, and high school students. Some of the meritorious accolades earned by Mater schools include:

Mater Academy Elementary : Proclamation Gold Award for Superior School Performance 2001- 2009; Platinum Award for Superior School Performance 2001-2007; Florida School Recognition Award for Achieving Higher Academic Performance for All Students 2002-2010; Florida Title I Distinguished School 2009-2010; Ranked 4th highest performing school in Miami- Dade County based on FCAT 2011-12; Superintendent’s Platinum Award 2011-2012;

Mater Academy East Elementary: National Blue Ribbon School Award (2010); Received Title I Distinguished School Award (2007 and 2010)

Mater Gardens Academy: National Blue Ribbon School Award (2014)

Mater Academy East Middle School : Featured as one of the top 10 charter schools at state Charter School Conference (2012)

Mater Academy Charter High School : Ranked in U.S. News & World Report as one of “America’s Best High Schools” – Gold level standing (2010-2014); Ranked in Daily Beast’s Top 25 List for Schools “Doing the Most with the Least”; Received Breaking Ranks Award by NASSP (2012-2013); Ranked in Newsweek’s List of America’s Best High Schools (2009-2013); Featured in The Washington Post as a Top High School (2011-2013); Recognized as a CollegeBoard Springboard National Demonstration School (2012); Inspiration Award from the CollegeBoard, one of only 3 schools in the entire nation (2011)

Mater Performing Arts and Entertainment Academy (#7014) National Blue Ribbon School Award (2014)

Mater Academy Charter Middle School: Recognized as a CollegeBoard Springboard National Demonstration School (2012); MetLife Foundation/NASSP Breakthrough School Award (2010)

Mater Academy East Charter High School : Ranked in U.S. News & World Report as one of “America’s Best High Schools” – Silver level (2011- 2012)

Mater Lakes Academy High School : Ranked in Newsweek’s List of America’s Best High Schools (2012-20130; Featured in The Washington Post as a Top High School (2012-2013); Featured in U.S. News & World Report as one of “America’s Best High Schools” – Silver Level (2013) Gold level (2012) Ranked 25 in of Florida

2014 Report Card

  • A MATER ACADEMY
  • A MATER GARDENS ACADEMY
  • A MATER ACADEMY OF INTERNATIONAL STUDIES
  • A MATER ACADEMY EAST CHARTER
  • A MATER GROVE ACADEMY
  • A MATER BRICKELL PREPARATORY ACADEMY
  • B MATER ACADEMY MIAMI BEACH
  • B iMATER ACADEMY
  • C MATER EAST ACADEMY MIDDLE SCHOOL
  • A MATER ACADEMY CHARTER MIDDLE
  • C IMATER ACADEMY MIDDLE SCHOOL
  • A MATER ACADEMY LAKES MIDDLE SCHOOL
  • A MATER GARDENS ACADEMY MIDDLE SCHOOL
  • A MATER ACADEMY MIDDLE SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL STUDIES
  • A MATER PERFORMING ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT ACADEMY
  • A MATER ACADEMY LAKES HIGH SCHOOL
  • B MATER ACADEMY HIGH SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL STUDIES
  • C MATER BRICKELL PREPARATORY ACADEMY HIGH SCHOOL
  • B MATER ACADEMY EAST CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL
  • C IMATER PREPARATORY ACADEMY HIGH SCHOOL
  • A MATER ACADEMY CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL
  • C SLAM MIDDLE SCHOOL
  • C SLAM HIGH SCHOOL