Academics

The Cristo Rey Jesuit Experience

Our educational model brings together several key components: a rigorous college and career ready academic program, corporate work experience, and Jesuit faith formation.

Cristo Rey student presenting to the class

Rigorous Studies

As a Jesuit, Catholic, college-preparatory high school, we provide four years of rigorous academic study. We believe that having a growth mindset and making a commitment to lifelong learning are keys to the success of every student.

Cristo Rey student at her professional internship

Professional Work Experience

Cristo Rey Jesuit is a place where learning gets to work. Our Corporate Internship Program supplements student’s classroom education with real-world work experience. Students complete year-long internships at prestigious law firms, hospitals, financial institutions, universities, local museums, and other organizations.

Cristo Rey student working with a teacher to prepare for college

Preparing for College

100% of Cristo Rey Jesuit students have applied and earned acceptance to college. We offer personalized college and career counseling beginning in a student’s freshman year.

Cristo Rey student ministry event

Ministry & Service

Through programming for spiritual life, justice work, and Ignatian education, students at Cristo Rey Jesuit are invited to embrace the Jesuit value of finding God in all things. Students are committed to service and justice, and every one completes a minimum of 40 hours of service before graduation.

Graduates at Graduation

As a Jesuit, Catholic, college preparatory high school, we are committed to the excellence of our broad-based program of academics, co-curriculars and spiritual formation. Our goal is to help form leaders of competence, conscience, compassion and commitment to God in service who will work for justice and quality of life for all. Upon graduation, it is our aim that a student will be:

Open to Growth

Students find joy in learning and make a commitment to lifelong personal growth. They seek opportunities to develop their mind, body, imagination, feelings, and consciousness.

Religious

Cristo Rey Jesuit welcomes students of all faith backgrounds. Students will gain knowledge of religious traditions and how faith calls us to be people for others.

Intellectually Competent

Students master fundamental academic skills and have the knowledge, awareness, critical thinking and intellectual integrity to succeed in college and in life.

Loving

Students know and accept themself as being loved by others and being personally known and loved by God.

Committed to Justice

Students learn about injustice and its sources in the world and understand that they are called  to use their skills to foster a just society.

Work Experienced

Students work in the corporate world for four years, learning about expectations of professional life. Students practice the 5 Grad-at-Grad traits in the real world. 

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