Bishop Maginn School
High School in Albany, NY
Bishop Maginn High School is a Diocesan Catholic High School staffed by dedicated laity, religious sisters and Diocesan priests. Maginn serves the youth of the Albany Diocese in grades 9-12. While the most of the students reside in the City of Albany, approximately 30% reside in 44 different school districts outside of Albany. It is a high school that maintains a strong reputation in the community. As a school with high academic standards and achievements, our curriculum prepares students for educational and professional pursuits
read moreThank you for your interest in Bishop Maginn High School. It is my pleasure to invite you to learn more about this exceptional school. Administered by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, Bishop Maginn High School is open to students of all religious backgrounds. Unique in the Capital District, Bishop Maginn is the only private, non-boarding, college-preparatory, co-educational, 9-12 high school in the Capital District. In addition to these important attributes, Bishop Maginn is uniquely situated to offer access to important real world learning opportunities in government, health care and the arts.
Information for International Students
read moreBishop Maginn High School welcomes international students to join our community. We are one of the few local schools approved to admit international students and issue I-20 forms to facilitate the visa process. A well-qualified international applicant has a strong academic record and sufficient English language proficiency to perform well in a challenging college preparatory environment. Entering students are expected to have achieved a SLEP score above 60 or provide other evidence that their English is at that level.
read moreWe are pleased that you are considering Bishop Maginn for your child's education and look forward to working with you throughout the admissions process. When the completed application and the records are received in our Guidance Office, they will be reviewed and we will notify you of our decision. Please download the Application Materials. At any time during the admission process, school personnel are ready to assist you in completing forms and answering questions. We very much look forward to a wonderful four years with your child and will do our utmost to make the admission process smooth and straightforward.
read moreWhen you make a contribution to our Annual Fund, you help close the gap between tution revenue and the ACTUAL cost of education. Your donation supports technology needs, safety practices, extracurricular activities, AP courses, sporting activities, and more. Our students benefit from small class sizes and one-on-one student-teacher support. When you make a donation, you invest in every student's education. During the 2020-2021 school year it is our goal raise $55,000. Donors will receive quartlery newsletters with informatiom about BMHS activities, student accomplishments and needs, and the status of our campaign.
read moreThe Alumni / Development Office perpetuates the mission and traditions of Bishop Maginn High School. Our work is a partnership with our loyal benefactors - parents, alumni, parents of alumni and friends of Bishop Maginn High School - who give so generously of their time, talent, and treasure. Thanks to the support of our donors, the educational traditions of Bishop Maginn High School remain stronger than ever. As our school strides towards the future, the leadership of Bishop Maginn High School is committed to providing an opportunity to those who love their school to connect with one another, the campus, and the community through involvement in its' Alumni Association.
read moreAt Bishop Maginn, scholarship and academics are a priority. Our college-preparatory curriculum prepares students for admission to the college of their choice, with over 90 percent of graduates accepted into college. Each year, collectively, our graduates are offered millions of dollars in scholarships to prestigious colleges and universities locally and across the nation. Our graduates are extremely successful at the college level and are among the finest in their chosen field. All students are scheduled to complete all of the New York State Education Department learning standards.