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Open House

Discover grades 7-12 at Bishop McNamara Catholic School

Families of fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth grade students are invited to the BMCS Kankakee site for our annual Open House.

Experience the BMCS Advantage

Bishop McNamara is a special community because of our Christian values and rigorous curriculum. We believe there is tremendous value in preparing children to be exceptional members of our community. We have high expectations that translate into an involved, loving, and motivated culture. Let us partner with you to build a strong, healthy foundation for your child.

What to Expect

Take student-guided tours, meet with faculty, staff, and coaches, experience our new Black Box Theatre, Honors Botany gardens, and STEM curriculum.

Tuition Scholarship

A $1,000 Tuition Scholarship will be drawn for a prospective 8th grade student. Parent must be present to enter drawing. 

RSVP to the Open House

Placement Exam

All Class of 2025 applicants are required to take the High School Placement Exam. This year the Placement Exam is being held on  December 5, 2020 at Bishop McNamara Catholic School. There is no fee for the exam.


Register and Learn More about the Placement Exam


Please park outside of the Gymnasium and enter through the main doors. Follow directional signs to the Boulevard Room to check-in and receive your informational packet.

Getting to BMCS (Kankakee site)

BMCS Kankakee site is located at:

 550 W. Brookmont Blvd.

Kankakee, IL 60901 

Contact Us

Mrs. Kelsey McGrath

Coordinator of Marketing and Enrollment

815.932.7413 X 134