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1852 West 22nd Place
Chicago, IL 60608

(773) 890-6800
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September 04, 2015
When I was a student there the school provided no AP instruction, no ACT/SAT prep, and, with the exception of math and English, no honors courses. The lack of these made class very repetitive and unchallenging at times. There was also a great deal of favoritism. Certain students were given extreme privileges while others were denied titles, awards, or positions they had rightfully earned. The title of valedictorian for example, was not solely given to the person with the highest GPA, active involvement in school activities, college credits, and independent research. It was instead given to the rightful valedictorian as well as the boy who ranked second or third in the class because "it's been a while since we've had a male valedictorian." Yet, to my knowledge, the same course of action was not taken when men held valedictory titles for several years in a row. Not to mention, teachers and staff never addressed the blatant sexism expressed by a group of male students in the class. I had to sit there day after day and seethe quietly while these students spoke harshly about me and women in general. All of which is especially disappointing coming from a school that aims to produce graduates who are "open to growth" and "committed to justice." That being said, some of the teachers were exceptional. They were warm, passionate, and truly dedicated to helping their students. They made my years there much more enjoyable.

- submitted by a student

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

- submitted by a community member

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

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

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.

- submitted by a parent
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October 07, 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

- submitted by a student

May 03, 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.

- submitted by a student

December 07, 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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February 03, 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 student

November 04, 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 student
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Cristo Rey Jesuit High School
1852 West 22nd Place, Chicago, IL  60608
(773) 890-6800
Last modified Cristo Rey Jesuit High School is a Private school that serves grades 9-12
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 17 reviews. Top