Ms. Frances Clare » Biography


Our Principal, Ms. Clare has been a dedicated educator at Mater Dei High School for a number of years.  During that time, she has served as English teacher, Assistant Principal/Academic Services, and Principal since 2002.  As an administrator, she has worked closely,  collaboratively and collegially with other administrators, faculty and staff during her time at MDHS to ensure that students have a positive and enjoyable experience in all areas of campus life thus affording them outstanding opportunities as they pursue their dreams and goals after high school. 


In the world of MDHS, you will find MS. Clare supporting students in regular attendance at MD events:  Arts, Athletics, Campus Ministry, Activities and Community Service.  In addition, Ms. Clare is consistently involved with our admission team throughout the marketing and application process, and she enjoys reading every single admission application from our prospective students.



What I Love About MD
The students of Mater Dei are simply extraordinary. They are kind, caring, curious, motivated, and compassionate. It has been a privilege to be a part of their high school journey and to witness the generations of families that are so dedicated to this wonderful school.



M.A. English and teaching Credential;  California State University, Long Beach; MA Catholic School Administration:  University of San Francisco

At MD Since: 1987