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

Open House & Information Nights

Join Us for Our Virtual Open House and Information Nights

Our Open House and multiple Information Nights are held each year. Prospective families are welcome to attend the Open House, Admissions Information Nights, and Financial Aid Workshops which will be run virtually and in person to learn more about Bishop McNamara High School, our programs, curriculum, students, faculty, as well as scholarship and financial aid opportunities.

The Saint Joseph's Program meets the needs of students with diagnosed learning needs in a fully inclusive setting. Virtual Information Nights to share the specifics about this program will be held this fall and these dates will be posted below. Contact for more information.

The Saint Andre Program meets the needs of students with intellectual disabilities.  Contact for more information.

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Feel free to contact the Admissions Office for more information.  Here are some suggestions for places to visit:

If you already have a MACCESS account, you may register through the links in your checklist.  If you do not receive a confirmation email, please contact

Members of the Graduating Class of 2019


16 Advanced Placement Courses

Challenging College Preparatory Curriculum

170 courses offered including American Sign Language, Broadcast Journalism, Fiction into Film, Cisco Network Administration, Anatomy & Physiology, AP Psychology, AP Studio Art 2D Photography, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry

Aliyah Matharu '19 girls Basketball Team


One Team. One Family. One McNamara.

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

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14 award winning fine and performing arts groups

We offer one of the most extensive arts educations in the Washington, DC area. Our large musical ensembles, intimate dance classes, theatrical productions, and art studio offer comfortable, rewarding, fun, yet challenging environments for all participating students.

Students take a kayaking tour of the Patuxent River


60+ clubs and organizations offered after school

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


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