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Bishop McNamara


Junior High Admissions Information

We're here to help you with registration every step of the way. Downloading and completing an interest form is the first step to joining the Bishop McNamara Catholic School family.

Call (815) 932-7413 for more information.

2021-2022 BMCS Interest Form


Tuition Contracts & Registration

Tuition details for grades 6-8 are available below. Please scroll to the bottom of each page for tuition details.

K - 8 2021-2022 Registration Form


Transfer Tuition Grant


Bishop McNamara Catholic School is pleased to offer a Transfer Tuition Grant in the following ways:

Students Entering Grades 1-7

$1,500 Transfer Tuition Grant to any family who transfers their child into grades 1-7 from any private*, public, charter or home school. This two-year grant, $1,000 in year one and $500 in year two, will be applied to assist the school tuition.   

Our excellent faculty is dedicated to maximizing each child’s God given potential in a nurturing, family atmosphere. With our small class sizes and many extracurricular activities, your child will have a greater opportunity to excel.

For more information and a tour, please call our President, Terry Granger, at 815-932-7413. 

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

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.

Apply Online

Supplementary application form for tuition assistance and scholarships.

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.

Contact Us

Kankakee Site (Grades 6-12)

550 W Brookmont, Kankakee, IL 60901

Terry Granger, Principal

(815) 932-7413

Dawn Akerman, Coordinator of Enrollment

(815) 932-7413 X 102