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McNicholas students hold open doors for new students.

Visit campus and experience our close-knit faith-based community firsthand.


Klonne-Schmidt field on the campus of McNicholas High School

Join us for a game in our state-of-the-art athletic complex, affectionately known as Paradise.

McNicholas students in the classroom

Challenge yourself with our adaptable curriculum and achieve your academic best.

Theatre students performing on stage

Be part of our award-winning theatre program.

Students serve at St. John Paul II Catholic Mission

Add to the over 15,000 hours of Christian service volunteered each year by our students. 

McNicholas chaplain teaches theology class

Be inspired through faith formation and academic excellence.

Athletes leaving Penn Station Stadium

Join 90% of our students in participating in our over 40 clubs and 26 GCL athletic programs.

Students building models in architecture class

Express your artistic brilliance through more than 30 visual and performing arts electives.

The Launch Pad, the McNicholas student spirit section, cheers at a football game.

Cheer on our teams as a member of our Launch Pad!


Take the first step to becoming a McNicholas Rocket!

Apply today!

The admission application for 9th grade and transfer students for the 2024-2025 year is currently open. Transfer students, please contact our admissions office to discuss your interest in McNicholas.

McNicholas High School admits qualified young men and women of any race, color, nationality, and ethnic origin. The Enrollment Committee looks for students who are committed to spiritual growth, service to others, and academic achievement. Students must demonstrate the ability to be successful within the McNicholas High School curriculum and possess a satisfactory disciplinary record.

Please follow the steps below to begin the application process.

Application Process

After you have received your official acceptance letter, please complete each step below to finalize your enrollment.

Enrollment Process

Listen to our students explain why they feel so at home at McNicholas High School.

We love McNick! The sense of community, faith based education, collective leadership of the school, longevity of key teachers, and focus on communication in classes were the top reasons we chose to send our sons here.Suzette, parent of Class of '22 and '24