Bishop Mcnamara Catholic High School

  • Bishop McNamara High School exists primarily to serve the Catholic Christian community of the Kankakee area, while welcoming students of all faiths.
  • A strong sense of community based on Christian love, care, concern, and sacrifice, unites students, parents, alumni, faculty, and administrators.
  • Through a synthesis of faith, culture and life, students are challenged and empowered to commit themselves to sharing the Good News.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students315 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
31%
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradeBishop Mcnamara Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • Kankakee
    Grades: PK-12 | 220 students
    3.6 miles
    2499 Waldron Road
    Kankakee, IL 60901
    (815)939-4579
    3.6 PK-12
    220
  • Kankakee
    Grades: PK-12 | 269 students
    1 miles
    1580 Butterfield Trail
    Kankakee, IL 60901
    (815)935-8080
    1 PK-12
    269

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The average private school tuition in Illinois is $6,046 for elementary schools and $11,872 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Illinois is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).