5.25.18 - Fox 29 News - A Philadelphia high school is going to new heights. These drones were built and programmed by students at Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School. Students spent the morning test flying drones as part of a year long course in the school's Autonomous Systems Engineering Academy.
6.1.18 - CBS Philly - For the Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School's class of 2018, it's an even more special day–100 percent of the graduating senior class has been accepted into a four-year college or university. Faculty members attribute a valuable work-study program for the impressive statistic.
03.26.18 - WHYY - A Catholic school in North Philadelphia, is piloting a curriculum that will turn students into literal pilots. Drone pilots, that is. Throughout this school year, the students at Cristo Rey have gobbled up technical skills they'll eventually translate into a fleet of homemade drones.
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.
08.31.17 - CBS Philly - A North Philadelphia high school held a very special NFL-draft style ceremony on Thursday, where hundreds of students got notice of their new "job."
11.21.17 - The Philadelphia Tribune - When Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School opened in 2012, it started in an abandoned elementary school at 5218 N. Broad St., with more than 100 incoming freshmen.
10.26.17 - Base 11 - CRPHS partners with Deloitte and Base 11 to pilot Base 11's Autonomous Systems Engineering Academy program designed to boost success in STEM careers.
01.13.17 Cristo Rey Philadelphia is celebrating a major accomplishment. 100% of the Senior Class has been accepted into a 4-year college.
10.15.16 The recruiters came from around the region to interview the senior class.
10.15.16 LOGAN (WPVI) -- Friday marked a new beginning for seniors at Cristo Rey High School in Philadelphia's Logan section.
They learned they've been accepted to college, and received an acceptance letter on the spot from schools ranging from Rosemont to Cabrini to Chestnut Hill - this after brief interviews and looks at ACT scores and academic transcripts.
06.05.16 - Philadelphia Inquirer - Taylor McHenry took a chance on a new private Catholic high school in North Philadelphia for low-income students that would combine work-study and rigorous academics to provide a jump start on college.
06.03.16 - CBS - The class graduated Friday night at La Salle University.
06.03.16 - Fox 29 - Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School celebrated their first-ever graduating class with a packed house of more than 900 students, families, donors and corporate partners.
05.04.16 - WHYY's The Pulse - School counselors at Cristo Rey Philadelphia on trauma-informed education practices.
04.04.16 - Philadelphia Inquirer - On April 1, 2016, Cristo Rey Philadelphia hosted a gala at the Crystal Tea Room in the Wanamaker Building.
02.20.16 - Philadelphia Inquirer - Cristo Rey Philadelphia students learned of long-ago efforts to integrate one of the area's oldest, Girard College, in a special screening of the third installment of "Cecil's People: The Freedom Fighters."
02.19.16 - 6ABC - A history lesson in the midst of Black History Month came in the form of a documentary played before the students of Cristo Rey High School.
02.17.16 - The Philadelphia Tribune - Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School recently announced that 100 percent of their first graduating senior class has been accepted into a four-year college.
01.23.16 - Doc & Andie - Dr. Michael Gomez joins Doc and Andie to tell them about the wonderful things they're doing at Cristo Rey High School!
01.15.2015 - CBS - A high school in North Philadelphia is celebrating a milestone achievement — all Cristo Rey seniors have been accepted to four-year colleges.
01.15.2016 - 6ABC - Cristo Rey High School's first graduating class learned Friday all 86 seniors got accepted into four-year colleges.
11.20.2015 - CBS - Instant College Acceptance Day gave dozens of Cristo Rey High School students the chance to meet with college admission officers and find out immediately if they were in or not.
10.30.2015 - Philadelphia Inquirer - President of Cristo Rey Philadelphia John McConnell discusses how Philadelphia could lead again in education if we as citizens expanded our view of community.