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Welcome and Thank You For Your Interest in Bishop McNamara High School!

Bishop McNamara High School is a private Catholic coeducational high school offering its students a challenging college preparatory curriculum and a complete range of Fine Arts, athletics and activities. BMHS encourages its students to think with Christ--a thought animated by the Gospel, manifested in service and informed by academic excellence.

Last year our graduates received over $18,260,345.00 in scholarships to colleges and universities all over the country.

Feel free to peruse our Admissions pages and make special note of dates and deadlines (see calendar below). Come visit our school as a "Mustang for a Day" or plan to join us for Open House on and take a few minutes to watch our video, "Discover the Bishop McNamara Difference" created by BMHS students.

⇒2013 Academic Programs PowerPoint Presentation

Contact Mrs. Garber, Director of Admissions, Email or 301-735-8401 Ext. 113 or Michael Jones, Associate Director of Admissions, Email or 301-735-8401 Ext. 102.

Thank you for your interest in our school and welcome to our family!

 Important Dates and Events:



Mid-Sept. 2013 through Feb. 2014
Schedule "Mustang for a Day" Visit - please contact Mr. Michael Jones at 301-735-8401 Ext. 102 or
Oct. 1 through Dec. 7, 2013
Apply online-only for Archdiocese of Washington Financial Aid. Read the TADS Information and Instructions for application. Then apply at TADS Financial Aid & Assessment
Nov. 1 through Dec. 15, 2013
Apply for Bishop McNamara Tuition Grant Program through FACTS Tuition Grant & Aid Assessment Service on our Financial Information page. Deadline for application and documentation is Dec. 15, 2013.
End of Nov. through 1st Week of Dec. 2013
Register for the High School Placement Test (HSPT) at the ADW HSPT website. Go to ADW HSPT.
Dec. 14, 2013
 High School Placement Test (HSPT) date at Bishop McNamara High School - must pre-register with Archdiocese of Washington prior to test date (see above)
Dec. 15, 2013
9th Grade BMHS Application Deadline All 9th Grade application supporting documentation(transcripts, teacher evaluations, etc.)  due in Admissions Office.
Dec. 15, 2013
Deadline for Bishop McNamara Tuition Grant Program through FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment Service Application and supporting documentation due to FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment office. Go to Financial Information.
Jan. 10, 2014
Fine Arts Scholarship Audition Online Registration Deadline. Go to Fine Arts Scholarship Online Audition Registration
Feb. 20, 2014
Class of 2018 decision letters mailed
Mar. 15, 2014
Transfer BMHS Application Deadline.  All Transfer application supporting documentation due in Admissions Office. Note: Notifications will be sent to transfer students on a rolling basis, based on availability.
Mar. 15, 2014
 Financial aid application and supporting documentation due to Facts Grant & Aid Assessment Office. Go to Financial Information.
Math, Science and Foreign Language Placement Forms (from current teachers) due in BMHS Admissions Office - Incoming 9th Graders

** = These dates for Incoming 9th Graders who have been accepted for the Class of 2018




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