**Our Admissions Office is no longer accepting applications for the 2020-2021 school year.**

If you have applied and must submit documents, please email them to or Please do not fax or mail documents at this time.

To inquire about applying, please contact:

Mr. Rob Gordon, Director of Admissions or 212-457-2817

Ms. Tiffany Tejada '10, Admissions Associate or 212-457-2818


You can be a successful student at Cristo Rey New York High School if you:

  • Are 14 years old by September 1, 2021

  • Earned solid grades and demonstrated an excellent attendance record

  • Are committed to pursuing a rigorous college-prep curriculum that prepares you for success in college and life afterwards

  • Display a desire to work hard and spend considerable time and significant effort to achieve your goals in school and at work


Application Process (must complete Step 1 and Step 2 to be considered at Cristo Rey)

Step 1: Submit the FACTS “Student Aid Form”

  • Apply online

  • Please note that Cristo Rey HS serves families with limited financial resources who would not be able to otherwise afford typical catholic or private school tuition. If you have questions about the range of income that would qualify, please call Mr. Gordon, Admissions Director, at (212) 457-2817


Step 2: Submit CRNYHS Application Materials

  • CRNYHS Application: Submit application (English or Spanish) by mail, e-mail or fax (212-427-7444)

  • A copy of your full year 7th grade report card and your most current 8th grade report card (8th and 9th grade report cards for a 10th grade transfer application)  

  • A copy of your most recent detailed standardized test results

  • Teacher Recommendation Form, completed by a current year teacher

  • Character Reference Form, completed by your principal, assistant principal or guidance counselor

  • A copy of your birth certificate

Virtual Tour

Application materials can be faxed to Admissions 212-427-7444


Step 3: Eligible candidates are invited for an interview and school assessment


Step 4: Once accepted, applicants must register and pay fees on designated registration days.


Step 5: All incoming students must participate in the mandatory 3-week Summer Academy July 2021.


Please note:

  1. Applications are reviewed in groups and the submission dates for each group are as follows:

    • November 24th - First Admissions Application Deadline

    • January 8th - Second Admissions Application Deadline

    • February 5th - Third Admissions Application Deadline

    • March 12th - Fourth Admissions Application Deadline

    • April 9th - Fifth Admissions Application Deadline

    • May 7th - Sixth Admissions Application Deadline

  2. A small number of seats are open each year for sophomore transfer students. The school does not accept transfer students for its junior or senior classes.

  3. Cristo Rey New York High School does not require applicants take the TACHS exam

  4. All Financial Aid documents must be submitted online.

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