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ENGLISH

Our English curriculum puts emphasis on writing, reading, & critical thinking skills to succeed in college and beyond.

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FINE ARTS

Extensive arts education courses including Classical Dance, African Dance & Music, Band & Orchestra, Choir, Theatre, and Visual Arts.

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HEALTH & PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Students learn to make the connection between good health, physical activity, and the quality of one’s life.

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MATHEMATICS

We offer courses to foster the development of clear & logical thinking, precision in communication, & ability to reason quantitatively.

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MODERN & CLASSICAL LANGUAGES

Students learn to speak, listen, read, write in Arabic, ASL, French, Latin, & Spanish in teacher-directed classes.

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SCIENCE

We develop students who are knowledgeable, scientifically literate, capable of solving problems, and accept their responsibility to preserve and improve their environment.

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SOCIAL STUDIES

History and Social Studies are integral to a student's liberal education as the disciplines involved teach thought processes, intellectual attitudes, and analytic methods that shape the way students look at the past, the present, and the future.

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TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING

A comprehensive study in technology & engineering with emphasis on skill development & 21ST-CENTURY career exploration.

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THEOLOGY

Our Theology Department focuses on the spiritual & intellectual development of all students - they come to better know God, humanity, and themselves.

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Special Academic Programs

ADVANCED PLACEMENT

Bishop McNamara High School's Advanced Placement Program offers rigorous college-level curricula and assessments to students in our high school, bringing a rich college experience to Bishop McNamara with the opportunity to earn college credit at thousands of universities across the nation.

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F.A.D.E.

The Fine Arts Diploma Endorsement (F.A.D.E.) program is unique to the Bishop McNamara High School Community and serves to refine students' talent and skill, cultivate a community of respect, appreciation, and understanding of the arts, and acknowledge students' dedication to the Fine Arts throughout their high school career.

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HONORS

For students seeking an even more challenging learning experience, Bishop McNamara offers numerous honors courses that provide a more robust academic rigor. Honors courses are offered in English, mathematics, science, modern & classical languages, technology, social studies, and fine arts.

For more information, go to Honors...

STEM & INNOVATION

Our STEM & Innovation education prepares students to be college and career-ready as STEM-proficient members of society by creating coursework that integrates content and skills in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

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