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Bishop Mcnamara High School

Bishop Mcnamara High School is a coeducational private Catholic traditional school for students in grades 9 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban

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Overview

Overview

Bishop Mcnamara High School says

Bishop McNamara High School, a college preparatory school in the Holy Cross tradition, exists to educate and to form young men and women in the Catholic faith. The school challenges its students to think with Christ: a thought animated by the gospel, manifested in service, and informed by academic excellence. Bishop McNamara seeks the development of the whole person through a college-preparatory curriculum and wide ranging activities & athletics. An academically rigorous program offers students a well-rounded pathway to success. With 98-100% of recent graduates attending college, the class of 2012 was awarded over $18.2 million in scholarships/grants. The 14-acre campus includes newly built Moreau Chapel, renovated Holy Cross Hall, Fine Arts and Athletic Center, and new sport turf athletic field. AP and Honors classes are available in all academic departments. Average class size is 22. The Fine Arts Diploma Endorsement Program recognizes students’ devotion to the award winning band, choir, dance, theater and visual arts programs. More than 50 clubs, 19 varsity sports teams, and foreign exchange programs enrich student life. Bishop McNamara offers a web-based program through PCR Educator which permits parents to check academic progress online. Near Joint Base Andrews.

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Finance

Finance

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.

Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (301) 735-8401
Email
  garberp@bmhs.org

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 874
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 225
10 219
11 234
12 196

Bishop Mcnamara High School's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Bishop Mcnamara High School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 7 : 1
Gender 48% Male / 52% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 16%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 3%
Multi-racial 16%
Hispanic/Latino 2%
Black or African American 61%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Extracurriculars

  • Ballet
  • Dance
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Diving
  • Equestrian
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Winter Track and Field
  • Wrestling
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Diving
  • Equestrian
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Winter Track and Field
  • Wrestling

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