Mater Academy East Charter School
Principal: Betty Riera
Total Students: 603
Nestled in the heart of Little Havana, Mater Academy East Elementary has been defying the odds and exceeding expectations since its inception in 1999. Garnering recognition as a National Blue Ribbon School and earning an “A” grade for 11 consecutive years, the school is considered a “gem” in one of Miami-Dade county’s most challenging neighborhoods.
Mater Academy East Elementary has the winning formula for exceptional student achievement that infuses the highest of academic standards with community and parental involvement. Featured as one of the top 10 charter schools in the State of Florida, Mater Academy East is also a two-time winner of the Title I Distinguished Schools Award and three-time award winner of the MDCPS Superintendent’s Platinum Award.