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Cristo Rey Jesuit High School

Private | 9-12 | 545 students


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Posted September 24, 2014

Not fair for other kids that live in the community and don't speak spanish aren't able to attend this school

Posted December 29, 2011

I am.a graduate student from.cristo rey attend NIU,have a great gpa and looking forward to graduate in two years with a double major.(finance and economics).Great school,great teachers. Excellent facility and nearly 100%graduation rate.
—Submitted by a student

Posted July 24, 2011

Being introduced into the Corporate World isn't everything. Instead of students being so involved in work, why don't they have AP courses that really stand out more than simply working. The way I see it, they have some teachers that seem to teach off a book. Not only that but this school really seems to have a bad balance between work and homework since my son has said to me so many time that he has about 4 hours worth of work that really concerns me a bit since students should also have time to do extra curriculars. As a parent, this school is just nerve racking and to see your son go through is just worse
—Submitted by a parent

Posted February 22, 2010

It is really hard school. Also, if you want your childrentostay up unitl 3 a clock in the morning then thats the school for you.
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Posted October 7, 2009

I am a freshmen at cristo rey and i love that school i defenitely reccomend it it is awesome especially the work study program. You get a great opportunity that other students don't get. Which kid can actually say 'i work at a law firm or at the sears tower?' its great
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Posted May 3, 2008

I am a current student at Cristo Rey Jesuit High School and throughout the three years and now this school has brought me into the trueness of life. I am very happy to be attending Cristo Rey and I want to have my children in the future to become students here also.
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Posted December 7, 2006

If you want your children to have a good attitude and good leadership....what are u waiting Cristo Rey is opening the doors for you.....great chance for children to have the fun and learned at the same time...hope to see your children there...
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Posted February 3, 2005

As a former student of Cristo Rey Jesuit High School I recommend this school to all Latinos. Cristo Rey has given me the opportunity to work in the real world. These jobs may seem easy but if you have never made a copy or learned how to file correctly, it can be a challenge. Not only does it give me an opportunity to work in the real world, it also gives me the best education that no other high school has. The teachers are great and are there for you before, during and after school. As a high honor student this school as made me the person I am today and it will help me and other change the way people think about Latinos. I thank Cristo Rey for the wonderful opportunity that it has given me. Cristo Rey es una escuela que cambia el piensamiento negativo de Lations.
—Submitted by a former student

Posted November 4, 2004

As a Cristo Rey Jesuit H.S. alumna, I recommend this school to parents. I attended C.R. from 1997-2001. Teachers are always willing to assist students on a one on one basis. Once I graduated from college and began submitting my resume to companies, they were surprised to see that at such a young age I was familiar with the corporate world. The Corporate Internship Program (CIP), helps to build confidence in the students as well as maturity. I definetly recommend Cristo Rey to parents.
—Submitted by a former student

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Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 100% 24%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 4%
Black 0% 18%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 3%
White 0% 51%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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1852 West 22nd Place
Chicago, IL 60608
Phone: (773) 890-6800


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