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Bishop McDevitt High School

125 Royal Avenue
Wyncote PA 19095-1198




Admissions Director
Mary Beth Bates ’04

Did You Know...

  • 99% of graduates pursue higher education
  • $13 million awarded in scholarships to the Class of 2014
  • We have special offerings to obtain college credits through Arcadia University
  • Students are given a wide variety of foreign languages to study through the Rosetta Stone Program
  • One of our largest clubs, Best Friends Club, works with Our Lady of Confidence School, located in our building, for disabled students
  • Students receive a free SEPTA Transpass for transportation to and from school
  • Every student receives a Netbook or an iPad


Founded: 1958

Colors: Gold & White

Mascot: Royal Lancer

By The Numbers

1515 varsity sports
2020+ clubs and activities
50Bishop McDevitt has an English teacher who has been there for over 50 years!

Fun Facts

Bishop McDevitt High School was established by the late John Cardinal O'Hara.

The school colors, gold and white, represent royalty and purity.

The Royal Lancer was chosen as the school's mascot because the building faces Royal Avenue in Wyncote.

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