Admissions

new school sealThank You for your interest in joining our Bishop McDevitt High School Family!
Our house is always open!

Being a small co-ed school with a diverse population, McDevitt provides growth opportunities in a wide variety of ways. Being a distinctly Catholic School, our students are able to thrive in a Christ centered environment where dignity and respect for all are fostered.  Academic achievement, personal growth, and spiritual development are all end results of a student’s four year journey at McDevitt.

I invite you to come and visit McDevitt. Please contact us for a shadow day, where a your child can spend the day as a guest of a student attending classes, meeting teachers and experiencing our modern facilities. We also invite you to attend one of our open houses to tour our school and have any questions answered.

Please contact us with any questions. We look forward to meeting you in the near future!

Mrs. Mary Beth Bates ’04
Director of Admissions

Bishop McDevitt High School 2016-2017 Brochure

PLEASE “SAVE THE DATE” FOR OUR UPCOMING EVENTS:

Fall Open House

Sunday, Oct 8, 2017 

12pm-2pm

8th Grade Scholarship & Placement Test,Saturday, Oct 21, 2017,Beginning at 9am

 8th Grade Scholarship & Placement Test,Saturday, Oct 28, 2017 -beginning at 9am

Art Scholarship Exam, Saturday, Dec 2, 201710am-11am

 Art Scholarship Exam Registration Form

Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018 – Registration & Information Night, 6pm-7:30pm

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 – Registration & Information Night, 6pm-7:30pm

Saturday, Mar 24, 2018 – 7th Grade Practice Test, beginning at 9am

Practice Exam Registration Form

7th Grade Archdiocesan Visitation Day

 March – Date TBD
8am-1:15pm

7th Grade Visitation Day – Grade School Flyer 2017

 Spring Open House

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

6:00pm – 8:00 pm

SHADOW DAY PROGRAM:

Come to visit Bishop McDevitt and see what it’s like to be a Royal Lancer for the day!
Shadow Day Information

LEARN MORE ABOUT McDEVITT:
What makes Bishop McDevitt different from all the rest? Click the link below to learn more.
Did You Know Facts
Archdiocese of Philadelphia Schools

APPLICATION FOR ADMISSIONS:
The Admissions Application for the 2017-2018 school year is now available! Click the link below to print out and complete. (Application the same for Incoming 9th and Transfer Students)
Application for Admission 2017-2018

We will accept the Registration Fee payment via cash, check or money order made out to Bishop McDevitt. The Application for Admission CANNOT be submitted electroically.

FEE STRUCTURE:
SMART TUITION FAQ’s & INFORMATION SHEET
Tuition Payment Schedule for the 2016-2017 School Year

Information below for the 2017-2018 School Year:
Registration Fee – Due at time of registration for new students or re-registration for returning students

  • $200.00 (if submitted BEFORE March 1, 2016)
  • $250.00 (is submitted AFTER February 28, 2017)

School Fee –  Bishop McDevitt charges a yearly school fee, that is paid in equal installments with your tuition payments. The School Fee for the 2016-17 school year is $900.00. For the payment schedule (which begins June 15) please click here .

Special Fees and Fundraisers – Mandatory Fundraiser known as Lucky Lancer Lottery. Ticket quota for 2016-2017 has a $250.00 sales requirement. Late fee of $50.00 if paid after the drive.

Sports Participation Fee – equipment/uniform fee NOT INCLUDED in sports participation fee.

  • $150.00 for first sport played
  • $150.00 for second sport played
  • $75.00 for third sport played
FINANCIAL AID:
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has contracted Smart Tuition to use its financial aid processing division Smart Aid to manage the application process, which will be used to award aid for the 2016-2017 school year. Smart Aid will provide financial aid services for all of our diocesan schools (high schools, elementary schools and schools of special education). This replaces the service provided to our schools by Private School Aid Service (PSAS).

Smart Aid Online Instructions (click here)
Smart Aid Online Application for 2016-2017 School Year (click here)

Bishop McDevitt code forSmart Aid is #13066
Cost of application is $25.00 (payable on line by credit card or debit card)
Application can be submitted starting November 1st with a Priority deadline of December 31st.

The application is available to complete online at
www.smartaidforparents.com

Contact Information:
Email support: support@smartaidforparents.com
Phone Support: (800)-360-8027

If you do not have the sources to complete the application on line, BishopMcDevitt will be having workshop sessions to complete the application here online in our computer lab. We will also be able to copy and scan your documentation (federal tax information) and send it to the Smart Aid service for you.

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM:
Click here to learn more about the Bishop McDevitt Scholarship Program.

 TRANSFER STUDENTS:
Click here for the Transfer Student Process and Guidelines

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is offering a new program to transfer students known as a “Transfer Grant”. If you are looking to transfer from a public, private, charter or home school, you will be eligible to receive a $1,000, one year grant, to any one of the 17 Archdiocesan High Schools for 10th, 11th & 12th grade for the 2016-2017 school year. The grant is valid upon acceptance and will be applied $100 a month in the months when tuition is billed. Certain restrictions apply, call the school for details.

Valid for Transfers after March 1, 2016 for the 2016-2017 school year up to September 1, 2016.

To learn more, please visit our campaign website at http://www.transferadvantage.org/

Our Superintendent and COO, Mr. Christopher Mominey, quoted on the Transfer Advantage Program. Click here

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS:
If you have questions or inquiries, please contact our International Program Coordinator:

Ms. Karen Dowd
Assistant Director of Admissions
215-528-8807
kdowd@mcdevitths.org

CONTACT INFORMATION:
If you would like to schedule a meeting to learn more about our school, come in for a tour or visit during one of our school events, who better to call then our Director of Admissions or Assistant Director of Admissions!

Mrs. Mary Beth Bates
Director of Admissions
215-887-5575, ext.257
mbbates@mcdevitths.org

Ms. Karen Dowd
Assistant Director of Admissions
215-528-8807
kdowd@mcdevitths.org

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