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ADMISSIONS FAQ
  • How do I apply?
    • Interested 8th graders can fill out our online inquiry form. Please note that you will need to create an account. Paper applications can also be downloaded from the Admissions tab on our website. The Request for Records and Recommendation Form must also be taken to your child’s current school to be completed. To be considered for Early Decision admissions, all application should be submitted by December (see Important Dates). These families will be invited to interview in January and February. Appliocations submitted after December will be considered on a rolling basis.
  • How do I pay the application fee?
    • Application fees can be sent to Cristo Rey Jesuit with your application or can be paid on our website. The application fee does not need to be paid to submit an application, but must be received before interviewing.
  • Do I need to be Catholic to apply?
    • No. Students of all faiths or denominations are welcome. The school is open to all; however, it should be understood that this is a Catholic institution, and religion classes, monthly liturgical celebrations, and spiritual retreats are part of the school.
  • What are the requirements for admission?
      • Financial: The school is designed for students who desire a quality Catholic education but need substantial financial aid. The FACTS financial aid application will be used to verify need on a case-by-case basis as the first criteria for admission.
      • Age: Students must be 14 years old or older by September 1st of the year they enroll.
      • Scholarship: Students must have at least average to above average grades, good attendance, and be willing to work hard to meet high academic expectations and the work obligations of the school.
      • Employability: Students must possess the maturity and work ethic necessary to be successful working with adults in an office environment. All students must be authorized to work in the United States by the first day of the work program.
      • Desire and Dedication: The most important qualities a student can bring to Cristo Rey Jesuit are the desire, dedication and motivation to work hard on the job and in school.
  • What grades can you apply for?
    • Cristo Rey Jesuit accepts applications for incoming 9th grade students and transfer 10th grade students. Unfortunately, we can not accept transfer 11th or 12th grade students. 
  • When will I find out if I was accepted?
    • For students that complete applications in December, and interview in January and early February, the decision letters will go out by the end of February. All other files will be considered on a rolling basis, with decision letters mailed out as files are completed.
  • How rigorous is the curriculum?
    • We have a rigorous college preparatory curriculum. Students should expect to be challenged and work hard to attain the skills that will lead them to success in college and beyond.
  • Is there a uniform?
    • Yes. The uniform is worn both in school and on work days.
  • What is the tuition?
    • The tuition (cost per student) is roughly $15,000. However, each of our students helps pay a portion of their tuition through our innovative Corporate Work Study Program. The most that any family pays per student is $2,500. Financial aid is also available for families that demonstrate need. There is no additional cost for books. 
  • Does Cristo Rey Jesuit offer financial aid or scholarships?
    • Cristo Rey Jesuit offers need based financial aid. All incoming freshmen will fill out the FACTS financial aid form as part of the application process. All students are not only considered for financial aid, but also for the Healy Presidential Scholarship. 
  • Do you provide transportation?
    • Cristo Rey Jesuit only provides transportation from Northwest Baltimore in the mornings. There is a bus that leaves from the Mondawmin area that brings students to school in the morning. All other students use public transportation. Reduced fare bus passes are provided.
  • Where do students work?
    • Cristo Rey Jesuit students work at a variety of law firms, banks, hospitals and non-profits. You can also download a full listing of corporate sponsors here. 
  • What can students do at a company?
    • Students can perform data entry, document management, internet research, IT support, event support, mass mailings, reception, patient transport, and most entry-level office work. The wide range of Corporate Internship Program partners allows students to be exposed to more diverse corporate work. Job descriptions vary by corporation.
  • Are students trained to work?
    • Prior to the school year, each student participates in a multi-week training program that helps prepare them for success in the classroom and in the work environment.
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School, 420 S. Chester Street, Baltimore, MD 21231
Phone: 410.727.3255
Fax: 443.573.9897