Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School is one of 32 Cristo Rey Network schools across the country. Originally founded in 1996 in urban Chicago, the Cristo Rey model has spread to impact the lives of thousands of students nationwide, transforming communities, advocating for educational reform, and empowering students to grow and succeed. To learn more about the Cristo Rey Network of schools, visit their website.
Last year, Cristo Rey schools served more than 10,000 students and the students earned approximately $44 million by their own work to help pay for their own education. 100% of Cristo Rey graduates are accepted into college!
1.12.18- 6abc Action News- Students at Cristo Rey Philadelphia got a huge surprise at school this morning, receiving $150,000 from Wells Fargo. The oversized check was presented to the students during their Honors Convocation and the money will go towards student scholarships.