Cristo Rey Dallas High School

  • Cristo Rey Dallas College Prep 9701 San Leon Ave, Dallas, TX 75217, Texas
  • May 25, 2021
  • cristoreydallas.org

Company Information

Lighting the Way for the
Leaders of Tomorrow

Cristo Rey Dallas College Prep is a private, independent Catholic high school to be accredited by the AdvancedED, located in the Pleasant Grove area of Southeast Dallas. The Cristo Rey Network’s formula for success is a proven, revolutionary model of college preparatory high school curriculum accessible to those of limited financial resources. Cristo Rey Dallas is the 30th of more than 35 schools within this prestigious nationwide system.

Cristo Rey Dallas opened in August 2015 adjacent to Saint Augustine Catholic Church. Today, the school enrolls approximately 500 students in grades 9-12 as well as nearly 100 faculty and staff to support the school’s curriculum. Here are other important facts about Cristo Rey Dallas:

Admissions
  • Applications available at Cristo Rey Dallas offices or online
  • Individualized and bilingual assistance available for families throughout the admissions process
Corporate Work Study Program (CWSP)
  • A key component of the fiscal sustainability of the Cristo Rey model
  • Students work to earn the majority of their tuition
  • Students work in professional settings five days per month, building self-confidence and a resume that includes some of Dallas’s most prominent companies
  • 144 job partners
Faith-based
  • Endorsed by the School Sisters of Notre Dame
  • Religious education is included in the curriculum, with students of all faiths welcome
Tuition and Funding
  • Families contribute to the cost of education based on financial ability
  • Corporate Work Study Program funds close to 65% of the cost of education and parents pay less than 10%, with the balance funded by private donations
  • Cristo Rey Dallas receives no government funding for school operations
Pleasant Grove Population
  • 244,600 residents within a 5-mile radius
  • 64.5% Hispanic, 39.5% African American
  • 55% of families earn $34,000 or less per year
Pleasant Grove Educational Profile
  • 4% of the population graduated from college (compared to 18% in Dallas overall)
  • 44% of the population over 25 have not graduated from high school
  • High school graduation rate is currently 71%
  • Only 42% of Pleasant Grove seniors in Dallas ISD have taken the ACT or SAT

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