Discovering personal greatness in pre-school through grade 8 students - Burlington, Vermont


  • Awards & Noteworthy Accomplishments

    Rice Memorial High School’s Valedictorian for the Class of 2016 is Heather McCabe and the Salutatorian is Marisa Sylvester, both Mater Christi Alumnae. Over the past 15 years, 80% of Rice Memorial High School’s Valedictorians or Salutatorians have been Mater Christi School alumni. Additionally,... Learn More

  • Campus

    Located in Burlington's Hill Section, Mater Christi School's beautiful, safe campus shares more than 19 acres with the Sisters of Mercy, whose convent adjoins our middle school building. On sunny fall and spring days, it is a common sight to find teachers and their students enjoying a lesson... Learn More

  • Employment Opportunities

    Thank you for considering employment with Mater Christi School. We do not have any openings at this time but if you wish to be on our substitute teacher list please call us at 802-658-3992... Learn More

  • Mission and Core Values

      Mission Statement Mater Christi is a private Catholic school sponsored by the Mercy Education System of the Americas, serving students in Preschool through grade eight. We are committed to providing a quality, values-centered education in the Catholic tradition that prepares students for... Learn More

  • Newsletter April 2018

    Community Service Runs in the Family  7th grader Ella Byers was awarded the prestigious Prudential Spirit of Community Award for the state of Vermont at the middle school level.  During a ceremony held at Mater Christi School, Ella was honored by a representative from the Prudential Insurance Company... Learn More

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  • Our Heritage

    Mater Christi School's rich history began in 1886, when the first students of Mt. Saint Mary Academy entered its doors. Located at 100 Mansfield Avenue in Burlington, the school was housed within the newly constructed Sisters of Mercy convent. When the Sisters began teaching that November, a tradition... Learn More

  • President's Welcome

    Welcome! Mater Christi School is a very special place where students learn and grow spiritually, intellectually, and interpersonally in a dynamic and nurturing learning environment.  Our school is sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy of the Mercy Education System of the Americas , and we are... Learn More

  • Spirituality

    Mater Christi School is sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, and thus is based spiritually in the Roman Catholic tradition. At the same time, the school supports the religious beliefs of each of its students and their families, realizing that the members that make up a diverse religious population bring... Learn More

  • Testimonials

    As a graduate of Mater Christi School, I am thankful for the wonderful education I received. My teachers prepared me incredibly well for high school and beyond. We made the choice to send our daughter to Mater Christi at the age of three and are so happy we did. Their nurturing, enriching and thoughtful... Learn More

  • Why Mater Christi?

    A long tradition of academic excellence and high achievement standards lay the foundation for learning at Mater Christi School.  However, it extends far beyond just expectations. Each student is carefully supported along their academic journey to make sure that we are doing everything we can to provide... Learn More