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DeMatha Catholic High School is a college preparatory institution in Hyattsville, MD (just a few miles away from Washington, DC) that is dedicated to educating young men in the Trinitarian tradition.

“There are 38,000 High Schools in the country, but there is only One DeMatha”

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The Six Pillars of DeMatha

DeMatha builds its program on both the formation of faith, community and service, and the information of academics, arts and athletics that come together to create Faith-Filled Gentlemen and Scholars.

Our Dedicated Values

Pursuit of Excellence

Dedicated Value

Faith

Service to others, especially to those most in need, is essential to the Christian life and DeMatha students get the experience to serve different types of communities.

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Community

Through communal education and experiences, DeMatha students grow throughout their four years to grow a life-long brotherhood. 

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Service

The DeMatha student develops spiritually in a community where faith seeks understanding and is lived in service.

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Pursuit of Excellance

Academics

DeMatha Catholic High School offers a variety of stimulating courses taught by an experienced and dedicated faculty who fully prepare students for both university study and life itself.

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Pursuit of Excellance

Arts

With an award winning arts and music programs, DeMatha students gain the opportunity to express their creativity in pieces of art that stands the test of time.

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Pursuit of Excellance

Athletics

With over a dozen varsity sports and countless other levels of teams, DeMatha students gain an important athletic component in an education outside the classroom.

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Our Community

With our dedicated faculty and staff, DeMatha has students come from all parts of Maryland, DC, Virginia and other states and outside countries!

 

“I owe DeMatha everything. From forming me from a boy into a man in those four years there. When I think of DeMatha, I think of a brotherhood. That’s what really moves me and I’m glad to be a part of the family."

– Rodney McLeod '08 
Philadelphia Eagles safety, 2020 Walter Payton Man-of-the-Year Finalist

 

“What DeMatha does for its students is give them the environment to prepare themselves for the next stages of their lives.”

– Zachary Cheng ‘21 
Freshman at Oberlin College (OH) and 2021 recipient of the Dr. Charles 'Buck' Offutt Faculty Award for Excellence

 

 

“DeMatha shaped my critical faculties as much as any institution. I can’t imagine being better prepared in high school.”

– Mark Jefferson '87 
Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity and Belonging at the University of Virginia School of Law