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Junior High Admissions Information

Scholarship & Grant Information


Bishop McNamara is committed to providing a quality Catholic education and offers tuition assistance as well as scholarship opportunities for all students.

Tuition Assistance

Families who would like to be considered for aid must first apply through FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment.

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Financial Aid Grants

Bishop McNamara offers financial aid to applicants who qualify based on the family’s financial need. To receive priority consideration for tuition assistance, tuition assistance applications must be submitted by March 1, 2019.

Apply online here.

A supplementary application for tuition assistance and scholarships can be found here.

If you are Catholic, please make sure to check the appropriate box and include your home parish. Please note that it is extremely important to meet the March 1 deadline.

Transfer Tuition Grant


Bishop McNamara Catholic School is pleased to offer a Transfer Tuition Grant to families who transfer to Bishop McNamara in grades 1-7 or 10-11.

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 *Students transferring from another Catholic school within the Dioceses of Joliet, Peoria, Rockford, Springfield and the Archdiocese of Chicago are not eligible.

Tuition Information


For more information about tuition, click here.

Registration Form

Authorization to Release Student Records

For students transferring into Bishop McNamara, a release of records is required. Please print the Authorization to Release Student Records form along with required materials and mail to : Guidance Office / Bishop McNamara High School / 550 W. Brookmont Boulevard, Kankakee, IL 60901.

Apply to FACTS

Apply for Financial Aid with FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment

FACTS works with schools across the country to help evaluate family financial need, allowing schools to award aid with confidence. Bishop McNamara families must complete the FACTS application online, in order to be considered for any of our comprehensive Grant & Financial Aid packages. 

To apply with FACTS, click here. 

The deadline to apply for FACTS is March 1, 2019.

Contact Us

Kankakee Site (Grades 7-12)

550 W Brookmont, Kankakee, IL 60901

Terry Granger, Principal

(815) 932-7413