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BISHOP McNAMARA HIGH SCHOOLA Catholic, Holy Cross, Coeducational, College Preparatory School for Grades 9-12


During a time when boys and girls are growing into men and women, the Bishop McNamara experience provides tremendous opportunities for students to explore their unique God-given talents, grow as leaders, and develop into people of influence. -Dr. John Barnhardt, President/CEO of Bishop McNamara High School

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Bishop McNamara shows warm welcome to all Accepted Students Class of 2026

Welcome Class of 2026



190 Courses Offered
Fine Arts Diploma Endorsement

Our students are accepted to the best Colleges & Universities worldwide:

Howard University
Mount St. Mary's University
Wake Forest University
Carnegie Mellon University
North Carolina A & T State University
University of Maryland
University of Notre Dame
U.S. Air Force Academy
Towson University
University of North Carolina
University of Rochester
George Washington University
Xavier University of Louisiana
Columbia University
Coastal Carolina University
Duke University
Princeton University
Morgan State University
Ohio State University
Stetson University
Temple University
Purdue University
Tulane University of Louisiana
Vanderbilt University
Fordham University
Salisbury University
Rochester Institute of Technology
Tuskegee University
Seton Hall University
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Whether in the classroom or concert hall, on the stage or athletic field, in a lab or rehearsal room, Bishop McNamara stands for excellence and changes lives.  -Dr. John Barnhardt, President/CEO of Bishop McNamara High School


Walking the halls of BMHS with Dr. Barnhardt and Mrs. Carter


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