Bishop Mcnamara Catholic High School

Tel: (815)932-7413
  • 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.

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students368 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 31%
Students by GradeBishop Mcnamara Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
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