Cristo Rey Jesuit High School

News and Announcements

¡VIVA! Raises a Record-Breaking ONE MILLION DOLLARS!

More than 650 people attended ¡VIVA! 2016, Cristo Rey’s scholarship fundraising event raising a record ONE MILLION DOLLARS! Held at the Hilton Chicago Hotel, the event commemorated Cristo Rey’s 20-year anniversary. The evening highlighted the impact that the school’s many supporters and sponsors have had on more than 1620 alumni and 563 current students.
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U.S. Attorney Visits Cristo Rey

Cristo Rey juniors welcomed Mr. Zachary T. Fardon, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, on Wednesday, March 2. After a tour of the school and lunch with two seniors, Mr. Fardon spoke to the junior class.
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Cristo Rey Meets the Pope!

Cristo Rey Jesuit High School had the once in a lifetime opportunity to meet Pope Francis via satellite and participate in a conversation with the Pope. The full, unedited Papal conversation with Cristo Rey is now available.
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Celebrating 20 Years!

On September 5, 1996, 65 pioneering students began their Cristo Rey journey. That moment was captured in a photograph that we share with visitors at the beginning of our tours. We show them the brave souls – students and teachers – who took a risk and came to a school that didn’t even have a building!
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Congratulations Class of 2015!

Cristo Rey Jesuit High School celebrated its 18th graduation ceremony and welcomed 118 graduates to the Cristo Rey alumni community. Family members, corporate work study partners, donors, friends, and alumni gathered with the entire student body to celebrate the achievement of 118 Cristeros. One hundred percent of this year's graduating class has been accepted to a college or university.
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