Mother of God School is an Independent Private Catholic School located in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

”Mother of God School seeks to prepare students who, grounded in sound academics and strong faith, go forth bearing Christ to the world
in their personal and professional lives.
With Mary as its model, the school accomplishes this in an atmosphere of love and respect:
Through academic excellence in the humanities, arts and sciences, and In living the Good News through worship and service.”

Preschool Program: Ages 3 and 4


Elementary School: 1st-5th Grades

Middle School: 6th-8th Grades

Distinct Benefits of our Mother of God School Education

Small Classes
The ratio of full time equivalent teachers to students is approximately 1:11.

Instructional Practices
Teachers incorporate “best practices” in education – including small group instruction, collaborative learning opportunities and the integration of technology into all subjects.

Thirty Years Experience
Mother of God School has a proven track record of consistently preparing students to excel in high school and beyond. Our students have been accepted into magnet programs at surrounding public high schools as well as at all the local private high schools including Our Lady of Good Counsel, St. John’s Catholic Prep, Connelly School of the Holy Child, Georgetown Prep, Oakcrest and the Academy of the Holy Cross. Our graduates have been awarded scholarships for merit in academics, music and art.

Private, Coed Catholic Education
Mother of God School takes seriously its role as a Catholic school, encouraging students to live a vibrant, joy-filled faith in all areas of their lives. The sacramental life of the Church is incorporated into the school schedule. Students apply Catholic social justice teachings and the beatitudes in the course of the year through both ongoing and special service projects.

Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8
The Pre-Kindergarten program for three, four, and five year old children prepares youngsters for the ever-increasing challenges of learning throughout their school career. In addition to a core curriculum of Religion, Language Arts, Mathematics, Social Studies and Science, students in grades K-8 also benefit from excellent art, music, foreign language, physical education, library, and computer science classes.

Fine Arts and Extracurricular Activities
The comprehensive programs at Mother of God School gives students the opportunity to develop their talents, self-expression, and creativity. Whether in the classroom or in after-school activities students are encouraged to explore their artistic, athletic, and educational interests while at school.

Extended Care Program
Mother of God School offers a State-approved Extended Care Program for its students in Grades Pre-K through 8 in order to serve working parents of the school. For more information on before and after school care and to access required forms, click here.

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