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

Open House & Information Nights

Two students together at Open House

Our annual Open House is held in the Fall each year. Prospective families are welcome to attend the Open House or any other Admissions event this fall to learn more about Bishop McNamara High School.

In addition, we will hold information nights during the Fall and Winter.

The Saint Joseph's Program meets the needs of students with diagnosed learning needs in a fully inclusive setting.  Information nights to share the specifics about this program will be held twice in the fall and these dates will be provided as they are scheduled. Contact for more information.

The Saint Andre Program meets the needs of students with developmental delays.  Information Nights will be scheduled in the Fall for families.  Contact for more information.

The Open House Experience

Open House is an annual tradition at Bishop McNamara High School. The School opens its doors to interested students and parents so they may experience the welcoming, exhilarating community where opportunities abound!

Members of the Graduating Class of 2019



16 Advanced Placement Courses

Challenging College Preparatory Curriculum

170 courses offered, the options inside the classrooms are extensive: American Sign Language, Broadcast Journalism, Fiction into Film, Cisco Network Administration, Anatomy & Physiology, AP Psychology, AP Studio Art 2D Photography, AP Calculus

Aliyah Matharu '19 girls Basketball Team



Coaches and representatives from 22 Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC) teams

Become a part of a rich athletic tradition that will allow student-athletes to grow athletically, academically, and spiritually.

Make friendships that will last a life time!

Fine Arts Award-winning Band & Orchestra practices during class

fine arts


The award-winning Jazz Band

Our many talented vocalists



Our Dance studios and practice facilities

Various dance classes in action

Our visual art studio

Halls lined with student art

The set construction for the upcoming student musical

Students take a kayaking tour of the Patuxent River



50+ clubs and organizations offered after school

ACE (Architecture, Construction and Engineering), Aviation, Scuba, Filipino-American Cultural Enlightenment.....and much more!

Are you ready to take the next step?