Mission

Cristo Rey New York High School is a Catholic, co-ed, college-prep school, part of the national Cristo Rey Network. We serve students of all faiths who have demonstrated the potential and motivation to achieve success and who do not have the educational background or financial means to attend another private, college-prep school.

Guided by the spirit of care for the individual, cura personalis, we challenge all our students with a rigorous academic curriculum and a demanding work-internship program.

Our ultimate goal is that our students will graduate from college and become professionals for others, transforming the world for the good of their families and society.

Statement of Nondiscrimination: Cristo Rey New York High School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation or religion.

History

Cristo Rey New York High School (CRNYHS) was founded out of a great impulse to help bring about social justice. The central challenge we address is providing access to a quality college-preparatory education for students from low-income families. 

Cristo Rey New York High School is a collaborative project of lay men and women, and representatives of three religious congregations: the Sisters of the Holy Child Jesus, the De La Salle Christian Brothers, and the Jesuits.  Cristo Rey New York High School is funded through the generosity of individual and institutional benefactors.

CRNYHS opened in September 2004 with a freshman class of 99 students.  We celebrated our first graduation on June 12, 2008.  Now in our tenth year, we currently have 388 students in grades 9–12.  In May 2010, CRNYHS earned accreditation by the New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS).

100% of our students gain admittance to college.  Our graduates are studying at colleges and universities across the country, including Fordham, Georgetown, USC, Villanova, SUNY - Binghamton, Marist, Scranton, Amherst, Williams, and St. Joe's (Philadelphia).   The following list includes the college decisions for the class of 2013.

 

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