Cristo Rey Network


The Cristo Rey Network® is the only network of high schools in the country that integrate four years of rigorous college preparatory academics with four years of professional work experience through the Corporate Work Study Program. Comprised of 32 Catholic, college preparatory schools that today serve more than 10,700 students across 21 states and DC and collectively claim 11,500 graduates, the Cristo Rey Network delivers a powerful and innovative approach to inner-city education that equips students from economically-disadvantaged families with the knowledge, character, and skills to transform their lives.

Cristo Rey Network At A Glance {2016}

  • 10,933 students exclusively from economically disadvantaged families
  • 11,508 graduates since the first school opened 20 years ago
  • 32 schools located in 21 states and D.C.
  • 3,000 Corporate Partners employ students
  • 38 Religious Sponsors and Endorsers
  • $35,000 average family income for a family of four
  • 45 University Partners
  • 97% students of color

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